William I, William of Normandy, or William the Conqueror are all acceptable names.
He was actually a Norman king not a viking, William the Conquerer
Cnut won the throne of England in 1016.
An English Lord, Harold Godwinson did. He claimed that the deceased king had entrusted to him the throne of England. Unfortunately so did the Viking chief Harald Hardrada and the Norman king William the Conqueror. After William defeated Harold at the Battle of Hastings, he became King of England and was crowned on Christmas Day, 1066.
It is the year 1066, and England's king, Edward the Confessor, is dead. The succession to his throne has been claimed by three men
There were three Kings of England in 1066. (Though not all at the same time)Edward was first, then he died. His cousin Haroldclaimed the throne. However a closer heir was William ,son of Robert I of Normandy. William invaded England and won the throne in 1066.
Because the king had no son's to carry on the throne xx
A viking king who invaded England for the throne
William claimed that he was promised the throne by Edward the COnfessor, King of England who did in January 1066.
well the answer is King William "the conquerer" of Normandy took the throne
Harald claimed that he had a right to the English throne. He was related to King Canute, the King of England from 1016-1032. Harald said this gave him every right to invade England.
The Battle of Hastings, It was started in 1066 by William of Normandy (also known as William the conqueror). When King Edward of England died many people wanted the throne. Eventually Harold Godwinson claimed the throne. Though King William thought that he should have the throne for he was the cousin of King Edward. So there you have it, the Battle of Hastings started.
It was King Harold Godwinson, otherwise known as Harold II, and he was the last Anglo-Saxon King of England. He was killed by the invading army of William I, "the Conqueror", the Duke of Normandy, who claimed he had been promised the throne by Henry's predecessor, Edward the Confessor. Both men descended from Viking invaders who conquered the British Isles and Normandy in the 9th century.
a viking who invaded Britain in 1066 to take the throne from Harold Godwinson and become king, but Harold Godwinson and his army defeated Harold Hardrada and his army and the battle of Stamford bridge. hope this helps :)
the three contenders were Harald hardrada Harold Godwinson William of Normandy there claims to the throne were Harald his viking ancestors had taken the country before and while they were king and queen they gave birth to his mum Harold Godwinson the only British contender backed up by the wicken(the council) William claimed that Edward the confessor promised him the throne before he died hope that enough info :) yay I'm happy face
Englishman Harold Godwinson became king of England after the death of Edward the Confessor. The King of Norway as well as William of Normandy (who would defeat King Harold and take the throne of England) were not native to England.
He reigned over England from 1066 to 1087.
King William "the conquerer" of Normandy took the throne of England from King Harold of the Saxons he was a good king
1) In 1066 the English needed a new king because Edward the king of confessor of England died with no sons. He needed someone that he trusted to continue his throne.
The Anglo-Saxon, King Harold, was defeated and killed when William the Conquer arrived from Normandy, France, to claim the throne. The Battle of Hastings was fought in 1066.
because he wants power. also he is the king of Norway. before Edward he was a viking warrior called cnut and reigned in England form 1016-1035. then two of the cnut sons reigned until 1042. he wants the thrown to go back to a viking king. he has the support of Harold Goodwin's bother.
King Harald Hardrada of Norway's claim to the English throne 1066. Harald ruled Norway with his nephew Mangus, in 1042 Mangus made a pact with Harthacut [ the Danish ruler of England ] since neither of them had heirs, they each promised their kingdom to the other in the event of his death. a war for the rule of Denmark. So Edward [the Confessor] became the King of England. He ruled for 23 years, and died in 1066. Now with Edward and Mangus both dead Harald Hardrada, King of Norway claimed, as he was Mangus's heir, he was the rightful heir to the English throne.
Cambyses II was the son of Cyrus the Great and King of Persia and was claimed by Darius
The Battle of Hastings took place because different people wanted to be King of England. And Harold claimed that he had been promised the throne by William. The Battle was between William the Conqueror and King Harold of England, on the 14th of October 1066.