His wife Lady Godiva according to legend rides naked through the streets of Coventry - Edward marries Edith daughter of Earl Godwin of Wessex - Edward quarrels with Godwin and banishes the rebellious Godwin family from England. Edward promises the throne to William, Duke of Normandy. Gruffydd ap Llewellyn is killed by his own troops. Harold fails to support his brother and they become bitter enemies.
His wife Lady Godiva according to legend rides naked through the streets of Coventry - Edward marries Edith daughter of Earl Godwin of Wessex - Edward quarrels with Godwin and banishes the rebellious Godwin family from England. Edward promises the throne to William, Duke of Normandy.
Gruffydd ap Llewellyn is killed by his own troops. Harold fails to support his brother and they become bitter enemies. Harold is killed and, after subduing the south of the country William is crowned King of England.
William's Earls are given lands driving out the Anglo Saxon lords. Norman French becomes the language of government. The region is laid waste in an action known as 'Harrying the North'. William marches north and reoccupies York - Hereward the Wake leads a revolt against the Normans.
He begins to levy heavy taxes on the church. The first Crusade ends. Supposedly an accident, it has been suggested that he was shot deliberately on the instructions of his brother Henry - Henry I succeeds his brother, William II.
Under the terms of the Treaty of Westminster, Stephen is to remain King for life, but thereafter the throne passes to Henry. The Pope refuses to approve the Constitutions, so Thomas a Becket refuses to sign them.
In response to the appeal, Henry sends a force led by Richard de Clare, Earl of Pembroke, thereby beginning the English settlement of Ireland. Henry is accepted as Lord of Ireland. Richard is released from captivity. It is the first written constitution.
De Montfort defeats Henry at Lewes. Her body is brought back to London and a cross erected at each stop along the journey - Geddington, Hardingston, Waltham, and the most famous at Charing Cross.
He then takes over the throne of Scotland and removes the Stone of Scone to Westminster. The Despensers are both put to death. He imprisons his mother for the rest of her life.
English becomes the court language replacing Norman French. It leaves an acute shortage of labour for agriculture and armies. Most of South Western France is now held by the English. Naval Battle at La Rochelle. Edward and his son are ill. English possessions in France are reduced to the areas of Bordeaux and Calais.
Watt Tyler and John Ball march on London. Bolingbroke returns from exile to claim his inheritance and seizes the throne. His coronation was the first since the Norman Conquest in which the King's address was in English instead of Norman French.
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