Berkhamsted Castle | The Norman Conquest

Berkhamsted Castle

1066: The Norman Conquest

Duke William II of Normandy invades the Kingdom of England and defeats King Harold at Hastings. The Normans advance north and the Saxon nobles surrender to William at Beorhðanstædæ (Berkhamsted). William is crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey on 25 December.


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