1066 & the Norman Conquest
The Norman Conquest was a pivotal event in English history and all subsequent developments in the English monarchy, government, society, language and outlook are coloured by it.
Find out the full story of the Norman Conquest from our
· Read about the reasons for the Norman invasion and conquest of England.
· Meet those involved in the claims to the throne.
· Study the armies who fought in 1066 and discover how the battles were won.
· Find out how the English resisted the Normans for 34 years and read about those who led them.
· Understand the changes the Norman Conquest wrought in English society and the English language.
· Includes the Novel 'Woden's Wolf', a story of one man's resistance to the Norman Conquest.
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Contents of '1066 & the Norman Conquest'
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1066 - The Entry in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
England 1066 on the Eve of the Conquest
King Edward the Confessor
The Rise of the House of Godwin
Harold Godwinson, Last King of the English
Harald Hardrada, King of Norway
William the Bastard, Duke of Normandy
Edgar the Ęželing
The Armies of 1066
The Battle of Fulford
The Battle of Stamford Bridge
The Battle of Hastings
The Continued English Resistance to the Normans
Hereward the Wake - resistance hero
Edric the Wild - resistance hero
Walžeof - resistance hero
Edwin & Morcar - the Enigmatic Earls
The Revolt of the Earls
The English Exiles
William the Conqueror - The Later Years
The Fate of King Harold's Family
Viking Involvement in the Norman Conquest
Domesday and the Normanisation of England
The Church & the Conquest
Wulfstan, Bishop of Worcester
The Effect of 1066 on the English Language
Motte & Bailey Castle animation
Church Music clips
Old English sound clips
This educational CD ROM, is designed to fit the requirements of the English National Curriculum, History Stage 3, Unit 1, as set by the Department for Education and Employment, London. It can also be used as a base for General Certificate of Secondary Education studies.
In addition to the written material there are video clips, sound clips and animations to give greater illustration to the material
This CD ROM may be loaded onto a server or used as a, 'stand-alone', using your computer's CD drive. The CD-ROM runs in any frames compatible browser.
English National Curriculum, History: 'Pupils should be given opportunities, where appropriate, to develop and apply their information technology (IT) capability in their study of history.'
This CD ROM allows pupils to apply IT capability to their study of history without the problems associated with using the World Wide Web (e.g. access to inappropriate sites, access to sites containing either inaccurate or speculative content, sites not being available etc.)