Battle, East Sussex, England // Battle is the site of the Battle of Hastings, where the Duke of Normandy defeated King Harold II to become William I in 1066.

Battle, East Sussex, England // Battle is the site of the Battle of Hastings, where the Duke of Normandy defeated King Harold II to become William I in 1066.

West Hill, Hastings, Sussex. The Battle of Hastings in 1066 took place between the Norman-French army  and the English army. It took place close to the present-day town of Battle, East Sussex, and was a decisive Norman victory. Harold II was killed in the battle-legend has it that he was shot through the eye with an arrow. Although there was further English resistance, this battle is seen as the point at which William gained control of England, becoming its first Norman ruler as King William…

West Hill, Hastings, Sussex. The Battle of Hastings in 1066 took place between the Norman-French army and the English army. It took place close to the present-day town of Battle, East Sussex, and was a decisive Norman victory. Harold II was killed in the battle-legend has it that he was shot through the eye with an arrow. Although there was further English resistance, this battle is seen as the point at which William gained control of England, becoming its first Norman ruler as King William…

Battle Abbey Window, East Sussex - a partially ruined Abbey built on the site of the Battle of Hastings, 1066

Battle Abbey Window, East Sussex - a partially ruined Abbey built on the site of the Battle of Hastings, 1066

1066 Battle, East Sussex, England Copyright: Fred LION

1066 Battle, East Sussex, England Copyright: Fred LION

Mountfield Church, Battle, East Sussex, destroyed after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. Rebuilt between 1180 and 1200.

Mountfield Church, Battle, East Sussex, destroyed after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. Rebuilt between 1180 and 1200.

My Home Town! Battle, East-Sussex, England

My Home Town! Battle, East-Sussex, England

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