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How a deal made by a French King eventually led to 1066

Posted March 28th, 2016 at 05:56 PM by kdbooklover16 (The Glory of Days Past)

We all (hopefully) might know about the invasion of England in 1066 by William the Conqueror. What you might not know is how that came to be in the first place.
In the 800s .A.D., one of the biggest problems facing Christian Europe was invasion by Vikings. The first Viking invasion on the West (before then, Vikings had only gone East to raid) was on the monastery at Lindsfarne (off the coast off England) in 793 .A.D., in the Anglo-Saxon city-state/Kingdom of Northumbria.
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