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Norman Conquest 1066-1154
The issues behind the Norman Conquest
were that of the succession to the English throne after Edward
the Confessor had died, promising both,
of Normandy the inheritance.
Harold was crowned king Harold II and
William came over from the continent to have a serious talk.
met at the
Battle of Hastings
in 1066. William had the stronger arguments.
The Norman Conquest more or less ended
in 1154 when
Henry II, aka Henry Plantagenet, became king of