William the Conqueror invades England to claim English throne 950 years ago today (Sep 28 1066)


Video: 'BBC The Normans. Conquest'

(Thursday, September 28, 1066; during the Norman conquest of England) — An army of Norman, Breton and French soldiers led by Duke William II of Normandy (later styled as William the Conqueror) landed at Pevensey Bay today, launching an invasion and occupation of England.

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