1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield

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Guidebook: Battle Abbey and Battlefield

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 Battle Abbey Timeline

25 December 1066A New King

William is crowned King of England at Westminster.

Portrait oil on panel painting of William the Conqueror c 1580, artist unknown

14 October 1066Battle of Hastings

After a bloody battle lasting over nine hours from dawn until dusk, William of Normandy defeats King Harold of England on a battlefield 8 miles from Hastings.

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Colour reconstruction drawing of the Battle of Hastings showing archers and arrows raining down

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