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William of Normandy apparently planned to land in England and draw Harold into a battle, then devastate the countryside, like Sherman on his March to the Sea, in the area around London until they begged for mercy. He benefited from the fact that Harold Hardrada struck first, drawing the Saxon forces north and east to the Battle of Stamford Bridge. Though the Saxons won the battle, they then had to race south and west to Hastings to face William. After which, William laid waste to much of the English countryside. The rest is history. In fact, all of it is history.
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He didn't built anything in the year he invaded, he didn't have any time presumably with being crowned on Christmas day. He did however, go on to build the tower of London.
William the Conqueror was Duke William, a Norman duke living in Normandy. The Normans were Vikings who had invaded and settled the peninsular of Normandy in what is now France…. William was aggrieved when he heard that Harold Godwinson , an English saxon earl , had claimed the English throne when the previous king died because he believed it had been promised to him (William). So he invaded England and sorted the problem out. He overcame Harolds army at the Battle of Hastings and occupied the whole country. He was crowned king of England in London and divided the land between his followers.
Harold Godwinson went to Harald Hardrada then killed Harald and his troops. Then William invaded and Harold Godwinson died with a arrow n his eye
He had a castle and he got married
William made an unopposed landing of his invasion force at Pevensey Bay in Sussex, on the south coast of England on the 28th of September 1066.
Invaded England , soundly defeating king Harold's forces at the battle of Hastings.
to show people that he was not to be messed with and he was in charge and also for defence and you can be able to see if someone is attacking
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he used the feudal system and the dooms day book but theres loads more maby go on google and type it in :) :D XD
he became king
Harold Godwinson were on a hill and they could see everyone but William could not because they were at the bottom of the hill so they had to walk right up the hill. Harold had… more men but William had horses.and there is much more just like william had trained fighting soldier.
Well, William told his army to charge up the hill and then retreat, which tempted the Saxons off the hill to chase the Normans. But then the Normans turned around and slaughte…red the Saxons. This plan worked twice with equal success.
Yeah he had the better tactics equipment and basically everything
He went to war with Harold II on october 14th the day it began and ended, this is because at Senlac Hill the two armies met and this is where they fought. William and his army… were at the top of the hill and king Harold II and his army at the bottom. Whenever Harolds army tried to get u the hill Williams army shot them back down with arrows.
The advantages William held where having cavalry which England had not found use for yet, also since Harold had just faced herald Hardrada and his army had weekend, and Harol…d's men had just come from Stanford bridge all his men walking down to face William, William even though his army contained similar numbers all of his men where trained whereas most of Harold men where fyrd, farmer who where poorly trained if not trained at all and all they had for a weapon was a pitch fork or other tool like it and William managed to get the popes support so when he marched into battle he held the churches flag.