Contents of 1066 & the Norman Conquest

A Total Resource Educational CD ROM by


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 Æþeling

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

Walþeof - 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


Video clips:

Battle of Hastings re-enactment

Re-enactment details

English and Viking ships

Greensted Church

Sound clips of Church music

Sound clips of Old English

Motte & Bailey Castle animation

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (Primary Source)

William of Malmesbury (Primary Source)

Orderic Vitalis selection 1 (Primary Source)

Orderic Vitalis selection 2 (Primary Source)

Eadmer (Primary Source)

Lists of Normans who took part in the Norman invasion and Conquest (Primary Source)

William of Newburgh (Primary Source)

Laws of William the Conqueror

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