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What did William do to trick the Saxons into leaving their shield wall?


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2009-03-11 06:12:22
2009-03-11 06:12:22

== == On two occasions his left wing had broken and the English and chased after it. When the Normans regained control the English barely made it back to their own line in time to reform the shield wall. Observing this, William ordered a feigned retreat to draw the English out yet again and this time catch them in the open.

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