October 1066 in history

October 1066 events chronologically

Oct 14 Norman Conquest: Battle of Hastings: In England on Senlac Hill, seven miles from Hastings, the Norman forces of William the Conqueror defeat the English army and kill King Harold II of England
Oct 15 Edgar the Ætheling is proclaimed King of England, but is never crowned. Reigned until 10 December 1066

Died in October 1066

Oct 14 Harold Godwinson the last Anglo-Saxon King of England. Harold reigned from 6 January 1066 until his death at the Battle of Hastings on 14 October, fighting the Norman invaders led by William the Conqueror during the Norman conquest of England. His death marked the end of Anglo-Saxon rule over England
Oct 14 Gyrth Godwinson the fourth son of Earl Godwin, and thus a younger brother of Harold II of England. He went with his eldest brother Swegen into exile to Flanders in 1051, but unlike Swegen he was able to return with the rest of the clan the following year. Along with his brothers Harold and Tostig, Gyrth was present at his father's death-bed
Oct 14 Leofwine Godwinson a younger brother of Harold II of England, the fifth son of Earl Godwin.