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Description Answer % Correct
third king of England in 1066William the Conqueror
88.7%
battle on 14 OctoberBattle of Hastings
83.9%
first king of England in 1066Edward the Confessor
77.3%
second king of England in 1066Harold Godwinson
71.1%
tapestry created to commemorate the conquestBayeux Tapestry
68.2%
battle on 25 SeptemberBattle of Stamford Bridge
59.9%
defeated Norwegian kingHarald Hardrada
55.4%
day the conquering king was crownedChristmas Day
48.7%
astrononomical event depicted in the tapestryHalley's comet
37.1%
Description Answer % Correct
brother of the second king and ally of the NorwegiansTostig Godwinson
36.9%
abbey built on the site of the decisive battleBattle Abbey
29%
body that elected the second kingwitenagemot
27.5%
professional core of the English armyhousecarls
25.5%
hill where the decisive battle was foughtSenlac Hill
23.8%
location of the Norman landing on 28 SeptemberPevensey
23.5%
mother of the first king and great aunt of the thirdEmma of Normandy
22.6%
part-time bulk of the English armyfyrd
21%
battle on 20 SeptemberBattle of Fulford
21%
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