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Q: Was Harold Godwinson a Norman or Saxon?
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Who were the main participants in the Battle of Hastings?

the leader of the saxon group was Harold godwinson and the leader of the normans was william

What did the Saxons think when Harold godwinson was crowned?

harold godwinson was in the saxon group

In the Battle of Hastings who was the Saxon leader?

The Saxon leader was Harold Godwinson.

Who was Godwinson in the Battle of Hastings?

Godwinson was the Saxon (English) earl Harold Godwinson who claimed the throne of England even though it had been promised to the Norman Duke William of Normandy. The Normans were Vikings living in the north of France.

Who was the last Anglo-Saxon King?

Harold Godwinson was the last anglo-saxon king.

Was Harold A Norman?

he was a Saxon

Who was the Eleventh century Anglo saxon leader who resisted the Norman conquest of England?

Harold II, aka Harold Godwinson (Anglo Saxon), is who fought against William the Conqueror (Normans) at the Battle of Hastings. Harold II died in that battle. Is that what you're looking for?

What was the date of the death of Harold Godwinson?

Harold Godwinson - Harold the second - was the last Anglo-Saxon king of England and was killed at the Battle of Hastings on 14th October 1066.

Why did people chose Harold Godwinson?

he was an anglo saxon and he was very powerful

What did Harold godwinson work as?

Harold Godwinson is better known as King Harold II, and was the last Anglo-Saxon English King. He succeeded Edward the Confessor as King of England on 6th January 1066, and reigned until 14th October of that year until the Norman Invasion of England, when he was killed leading his troops against William the Conqueror's forces.

Which saxon king of England was killed by the Norman army?

Harald Godwinson

What was Harold Godwinson's role in hastings?

Harold Godwinson was the leader of the forces that opposed William the Conqueror and wanted to keep England under Saxon control.