Tuesday, October 14, 2014

History Trivia - William the Conqueror defeats King Harold II of England

October 14

1066 Norman Conquest: Battle of Hastings – In England on Senlac Hill, seven miles from Hastings, the Norman forces of William the Conqueror defeated the English army and killed King Harold II of England.

1322 Robert the Bruce of Scotland defeated King Edward II of England at Byland, forcing Edward to accept Scotland's independence.

1586 Mary, Queen of Scots, went on trial for conspiracy against Elizabeth I of England.

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