1066 and the succession crisis

In this lesson, you will learn about the King of England, Edward the Confessor, and the most powerful man in England, Harold Godwinson.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What country is Normandy in today?

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Q2.Who ruled over Normandy as Duke of Normandy in the 11th century?

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Q3.When did William marry Matilda?

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Q4.In the 11th century, if you were born illegitimate it meant...

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Q5.Which group of people migrated to Normandy in the 9th and 10th centuries?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What country is Normandy in today?

1/5

Q2.Who ruled over Normandy as Duke of Normandy in the 11th century?

2/5

Q3.When did William marry Matilda?

3/5

Q4.In the 11th century, if you were born illegitimate it meant...

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Q5.Which group of people migrated to Normandy in the 9th and 10th centuries?

5/5

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1066 and the Succession Crisis

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Q1.Why was Edward called 'the Confessor'?

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Q2.Edward became King of England in 1042. What century was this?

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Q3.Edward was married to Edith Godwin. Where did the Godwin family come from?

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Q4.Which powerful group of English nobles and Church people chose Harold Godwinson to be King?

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Q5.Harold Godwinson had experience of fighting. Where did he get this experience?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

1066 and the Succession Crisis

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Why was Edward called 'the Confessor'?

1/5

Q2.Edward became King of England in 1042. What century was this?

2/5

Q3.Edward was married to Edith Godwin. Where did the Godwin family come from?

3/5

Q4.Which powerful group of English nobles and Church people chose Harold Godwinson to be King?

4/5

Q5.Harold Godwinson had experience of fighting. Where did he get this experience?

5/5

Lesson summary: 1066 and the succession crisis

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