Events for Monday 28th September 2020

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William the Conqueror invades England

28th September 1066

The Norman conquest of England began on 28 September 1066 with the invasion of England by William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy. They landed at Pevensey in Sussex on 28 September and erected a wooden castle at Hastings, from which they raided the surrounding area.

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The Battlefields of England
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by A H Burne

England's battlefields bear witness to dramatic turning-points in the country's history. At Hastings, Bosworth Field, Flodden and Naseby, the battles fought were to have an enormous effect on English life. This double volume, containing Burne's famous "Battlefields of England" and "More Battlefields of England" make it possible for readers to… Read more...

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