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" ... "warlike".
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