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England

Pre-Norman England

Norman Preparation

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England

Pre-Norman England

Norman Preparation

1047 Caen: Battle of Val-ès-Dunes

Henry I King France [39]

William "Conqueror" I King England [19]

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England

Pre-Norman England

Norman Preparation

1049 Abbey St Remi: Council Reims

Enguerrand Ponthieu II Count Ponthieu was excommunicated for his marriage Adelaide Normandy Count Aumale being consanguineous

Geoffrey "Martel aka Hammer" Ingelger II Count Anjou was excommunicated for the imprisonment of Gervais Château-du-loir Archbishop Reims

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England

Pre-Norman England

Norman Preparation

1054 Battle of Lille

Lambert II Lens Count Lens died

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England

Pre-Norman England

Norman Preparation

1057 Battle of Varaville

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England

Pre-Norman England

Norman Preparation

Battle of Varaville

Normans

William "Conqueror" I King England [29]

Geoffrey "Martel aka Hammer" Ingelger II Count Anjou

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England

Pre-Norman England

Norman Preparation

Battle of Varaville

France and Anjou

Henry I King France [49]

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England

Pre-Norman England

Norman Preparation

Jan 1066 Council Lillebonne

At which William "Conqueror" I King England, future King of England, sought and received agreement from his nobles to invade England.

William "Conqueror" I King England [38] attended

Odo Mortain Bishop Bayeux attended

Roger "The Great" Montgomery 1st Earl Shrewsbury attended

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England

Pre-Norman England

Norman Preparation

20 Sep 1066 Battle Fulford Bridge

At which the brothers Morcar Mercia and Edwin Mercia, brothers-in-law to Harold II King England, were defeated by Harald III King Norway and Tostig Godwinson, brother of Harold II King England.

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England

Pre-Norman England

Norman Preparation

Battle Fulford Bridge

Vikings

20 Sep 1066 Harald III King Norway [51] at Fulford

20 Sep 1066 Tostig Godwinson [40] at Fulford

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England

Pre-Norman England

Norman Preparation

Battle Fulford Bridge

England

20 Sep 1066 Morcar Mercia at Fulford

20 Sep 1066 Edwin Mercia at Fulford

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England

Pre-Norman England

Norman Preparation

25 Sep 1066 Battle Stamford Bridge

At which Harold II King England, surprised and defeated the Viking army. Both Harald III King Norway and Tostig Godwinson were killed.

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England

Pre-Norman England

Norman Preparation

Battle Stamford Bridge

Godwin

Harold II King England [44]

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England

Pre-Norman England

Norman Preparation

Battle Stamford Bridge

Vikings

Harald III King Norway [51] killed

Tostig Godwinson [40] killed