Moments in History: 1066

See if you know these facts about the events, people, locations and other features of the Viking and Norman invasion of England in 1066.
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Last updated: April 17, 2019
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English king who died without an heir on the 5th January, 1066
Edward the Confessor
Earl of Wessex who succeeded the above king
Harold Godwinson
Council of Anglo-Saxon noblemen who decided who should be king
Anglo-Saxon conscription infantry consisting mainly of peasants
Elite Anglo Saxon infantry
King of Norway during 1066
Harald Hardrada
Name of question 2's brother who sided with the above king
Tostig Godwinson
Battle where the Vikings defeated the English
Battle of Fulford
Names of the English earls who fought at the above battle
Bridge at where the English defeated the Vikings
Stamford Bridge
Duke of Normandy during 1066
William the Conqueror
Region where the Normans landed in England on the 28th of September, 1066
Name of the Norman castles built by the Normans during the conquest
Motte and Bailey
Frame used for a Norman Knight's feet so they have better support when on horseback
Battle which was fought between the Normans and the English
Battle of Hastings
Name of the hill where the English positioned themselves at the above battle
Senlac Hill
Formation used by the Anglo-Saxons during the above battle
Shield Wall
Anglo-Saxon royal who was elected to be king but was never crowned
Edgar Ætheling
Anglo-Saxon settlement where the English leaders surrendered to the Duke of Normandy
Date of the Duke of Normandy's coronation as King of England
25th December, 1066
Level 74
Apr 11, 2021
Dang the only name I could think of was Stirling bridge even though I knew that was wrong, and I wasted a bunch of time typing "Pensevey" or variations of that.