In the battle of Hastings how did the bad omen help William win?
The Bayeux Tapestry shows Halley's comet, Harold and his people seeing it with fear in their eyes.
The omen may have helped William win, but I have never read that there actually was an effect on the battle, or even on the morale of Harold's army, so asserting it happened might be going a bit too far.
Why Did William Win The Battle Of Hastings? The battle Of Hastings took place on the 14th of October 1066, between Harold Godwinson (the king at that time) and William Duke Of Normandy. It all started when Edward The Confessor died and 4 people had a claim to the throne, they were: The English person Harold Godwinson who was the earl of Wessex and had been promised the throne by Edward while he was on…
Brambleclaw of course. Firestar has 5 lives left. Actually, he's got three. 1. Battle with BloodClan (The Darkest Hour) 2. Battle with the rats (Firestar's Quest) 3. Crushed by a tree (The New Prophecy: Dawn) 4. Killed by foxtrap/Hawkfrost (The New Prophecy: Sunset) 5. Killed by a fox (Omen of the Stars: The Fourth Apprentice) 6. Battle with ShadowClan (Omen of the Stars: Fading Echoes)
Some factors in William's victory, which was not a foregone conclusion: Harold having to bring a good number of his troops on a long march from the battle of Stamford Bridge against the vikings (and some of the forces involved there staying in the north) Harold's possible impetuous commitment to battle, when another day's wait would have increased his numbers. The battle site was not badly chosen by Harold, and his lack of archers not…
It was seen in many regions of the world, and is depicted on the Bayeaux Tapestry (Norman Conquest of England). It was a bad omen for Harold II but a good omen for William the Conqueror. It is also noted in Irish annals of the time and may have been recorded by Native American tribes such as the Chaco tribe of New Mexico.