Asked in History of EnglandThe Battle of Hastings
History of England
The Battle of Hastings
Who took throne afer defeat of Harold?
What did Harold hardrada do when Harold godwinson took over the throne?
Why did Edwards the confessers death cause the battle of hastings?
Because Harold then took the throne which William of Normandy had been promised. Because his death caused a struggle for succession to the Throne of England between Harold Godwinson and Duke William of Normandy, both of whom appeared to have (and, possibly, both did have) a legitimate claim to the throne.
How did the Battle of Hastings staret?
king Edwared died and he had no heir to the throne so the crowen was passed on to Harold 2 of England. But came forth William duke of Normandy and swore that Edwared had promised hin the throne along with Harold, but neather Harold or William would turne down the chance of being king so took it to war.
How did Harold godwin claim the thrown in 1066?
Harold ii (Harold Godwinson) the last Anglo-Saxon King of England, claimed that he had been promised the throne by his predecessor, Edward the Confessor. However, William, Duke of Normandy, made the same claim and was incensed when Harold took the throne. He amassed an army and invaded England in October 1066. Harold and William's armies fought a decisive battle at Senlac Hill (near the town of Hastings) on 14th October where Harold was mortally wounded. William was then crowned King of England and became known as William the Conqueror.
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Why did the Battle of Hastings take place?
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Who stated that edward the conqueror would become king of England?
I think you are getting the names completely mixed up. The 3 main people involved in the events of 1066 were: Edward the Confessor, old king of England who died after promising the throne to both the following: Harold Godwinson, an English noble who took the throne first, and: William of Normandy, also known as William the Conqueror, a French duke who invaded England and defeated Harold at the Battle of Hastings. Both 2. and 3. insisted that Edward had promised the throne to them.