In 1066, who was the rightful heir to the throne?
In this lesson, we are going to be learning about three men who were battling to become King of England in 1066. We will start by learning about Edward the Confessor, whose death prompted Harold Godwinson, William I and Harald Hardrada to battle for his throne. We will learn about the battles that took place in 1066, including the most famous battle: the Battle of Hastings.
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