Wednesday, October 14, 2015

History Trivia - Battle of Hastings - William the Conqueror defeats England's Harold II

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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