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Apr 29, 2008 - Battle of Hastings

Today we visited the sight of the Battle of Hastings. I tried to remove those cobwebs in my memory to remember what we leared in high school history, and all I recalled was something about 1066 and the Bayeux Tapestry. So, the story goes that King Edward the Confessor in England died, Harold in England took the throne, but William the Conqueror in Normandy said that he was promissed the throne, so he built up his army and came across to the south of England, to a place called Hastings, moved up north a little where he met Harold's army's...

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