Harold II


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Harold II

?1022--66, king of England (1066); son of Earl Godwin and successor of Edward the Confessor. His claim to the throne was disputed by William the Conqueror, who defeated him at the Battle of Hastings (1066)
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15 Who led the English army into the Battle of Hastings in 1066: Harold II or William II?
Richard III is the only English king to have died in battle since Harold II lost the Battle of Hastings.
What 'first' did John Leeming and Bert Hinkler Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 Christian; 2 A rain gauge; 3 They were the first aviators to land on and take off from an English summit; 4 It is interlaced with metallic threads; 5 The threepenny piece; 6 Finchley; 7 Tattersalls; 8 Ten pounds; 9 The marlin; 10 Harold II.
King Harold II of England: example of tattooed royalty.
15 In English history, who defeated Harold II at the Battle of Hastings?
Then the actors from all over the UK and Ireland, Europe, America and Australia did it all again yesterday for anyone who had missed King Harold II getting one in the eye on October 14.
Then they did it all again yesterday for anyone who missed King Harold II getting one in the eye.