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1066

English, History, Normans, Saxons, Vikings

1066 is one of the most famous dates in English history and for good reason. The changes that occurred after the victory of the Normans at the Battle of Hastings are still seen today. But they needed weapons and armour to win this battle, and the Saxons they defeated did too.

Watch the video below to explore the arms and armour that would have been found in the armies of William of Normandy and Harold Godwinson. Then use the Arms & Armour of 1066 Home Learners Pack (pdf, 1MB) to explore further how we know what we know and complete activities that put your thoughts, opinions and skill to the test.

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Arms & Armour of 1066 Home Learners Pack (pdf, 1 MB)


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