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Anglo-Saxon Invasion | Anglo-Saxon Invasion

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William the Conqueror was quite proud of his successful invasion of England in 1066. Upon the hillside where England's King Harold was defeated and died, William began making plans to build "Battle Abbey" and dedicate it to Saint Martin. The Latin meaning for the name Martin is "Of Mars" ... "...
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Yes, in the morning of Sept 28th, 1066, William, the Duke of Normandy must have looked weak when he fell in the ground in front of his fighting men but he made a nice save when he said, "The earth of England is in my two hands." William was the first of the Norman invaders to step foot on the...