Norman Conquest

Norman Conquest
Norman Conquest
the conquest of England by the Normans under William the Conqueror in 1066

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  • Norman Conquest — Conquest Con quest, n. [OF. conquest, conqueste, F. conqu[^e]te, LL. conquistum, conquista, prop. p. p. from L. conquirere. See {Conquer}.] 1. The act or process of conquering, or acquiring by force; the act of overcoming or subduing opposition… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Norman Conquest — the conquest of England by the Normans, under William the Conqueror, in 1066. * * * (1066) Military conquest of England by William, duke of Normandy (later William I), mainly through his victory over Harold II at the Battle of Hastings. Edward… …   Universalium

  • Norman conquest of England — Norman conquest redirects here. For other uses, see Norman conquest (disambiguation). The Bayeux Tapestry depicts the Battle of Hastings and the events leading to it. The Norman conquest of England began on 28 September 1066 with the invasion of… …   Wikipedia

  • Norman conquest (disambiguation) — Norman conquest or Norman invasion may refer to: Invasions by Normans See also: Normans#Invasions Norman conquest of southern Italy, 999 to 1139 Byzantine–Norman wars, c.1050 to 1185 Norman conquest of England between 1066 and 1071. Norman… …   Wikipedia

  • Norman Conquest, the — the time in English history when England was ruled by the Norman people from northern France. The Norman King William the Conqueror defeated the army of the English King Harold at the Battle of Hastings in 1066. It was the last time that an enemy …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Norman Conquest — Norman Con|quest, the the period when the Normans, led by William the Conqueror, took control of England after defeating the English king Harold II, at the Battle of Hastings in 1066. These events had a very great influence on England s history,… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Norman conquest of southern Italy — The Kingdom of Sicily (in green) in 1154, representing the extent of Norman conquest in Italy over several decades of activity by independent adventurers The Norman conquest of southern Italy spanned the late eleventh and much of the twelfth… …   Wikipedia

  • Norman Conquest (footballer) — This article is about the Australian soccer player. For the Norman conquest of England, see Norman conquest of England. For other uses, see Norman conquest (disambiguation). Norman Conquest Personal information Full name Norman Conquest …   Wikipedia

  • Norman Conquest — The successful invasion and conquest of England in 1066 by William, then duke of Normandy, after the famous battle fought at Hastings between King Harold II and the Normans on 14 October 1066 …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Norman Conquest — Nor′man Con′quest n. why the conquest of England by the Normans in 1066 …   From formal English to slang

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