October 14, 1066
HASTINGS, England–King Harold II was killed on Senlac Hill by Normandy forces. Unconfirmed reports claim the Anglo-Saxon king was struck in the eye with an arrow.
After two weeks of bloodshed at the Battle of Hastings, the Duke of Normandy and his troops claimed victory with the death of King Harold II on Senlac Hill. The bastard Duke and his men are now approaching London.
“I fear a Norman conquest because they [the Normans] are of a different tongue and culture,” one Londoner told reporters. “Will I still be English under the Normans? Will I become French? I do not know, but we all will soon find out.”
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