Stock Photo - Death of King Harold, Battle of Hastings, 1066 (1864). Harold II (c1022-1066) was nominated as his successor as King of Angles and Saxons by Edward the Confessor. His claim to the throne was disputed by William of Normandy, however, who landed at Pevensey, Sussex with an army on 28 September 1066. William and Harold's armies met in battle on Senlac Hill, 6 miles inland from Hastings, on 14 October, with the Normans winning the day. According to legend, Harold was killed by an arrow which struck him in the eye. From a private collection.

Stock Photo: Death of King Harold, Battle of Hastings, 1066 (1864). Harold II (c1022-1066) was nominated as his successor as King of Angles and Saxons by Edward the.

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