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Agatha-
daughter of William
Tostig-
earl of Northumbria who seeks help from Harald Hardrada
Tostig-
earl of Northumbria who seeks help from Harald Hardrada
Matilda-
wife of William who was 4ft. 2in
Harald Hardrada-
Scandinavian warrior, know as the greatest berserker, who
attacks England under the encouragement of Tostig
Eustace-
Count who called the Godwin family to be exiled
Domesday-
book that was known to keep records of England, especially for
taxes
Rannulph-
new thane appointed by William for doing his duty
Ulfer-
thane in Horstede who attends the moots
William-
Ruler of Normandy who attacks England
Harold-
King of England who loses to William at the battle of Hastings
Edward-
previous king of England known as Edward the Confessor. When he died
Harold became king
Edith Svannshals-
lady friend of Edward whose brother is Harold. Her name
means swan neck
Eldgyth-
wife of Edward who married him to settle disputes in the North
Housecarls-
very well trained English soldiers who made up the active army
Subregulus-
underking who is usually considered for kingship after the
previous one dies
Odo-
brother of William who was made a bishop at the age of 13
Godwin-
he wanted his family to be part of the royal class so he tried to
marry his daughter into the royal family. The plan failed.
Horstede-
location of the city in which the story is based. It is close to
the battle yet isn't destroyed by the Normans
King Olav-
he was the former king of the Normans whose tomb was visited for
relics
Wasta-
name given to towns that were devastated by the Normans
Lanfranc-
man responsible for getting Harold convicted and excommunicated in
the ecclesiastic court
Pevensey-
city where the Normans landed; it was the site of a Roman military
camp
Confessor-
person who is known to confess his religion in the face of
persecution
Dei Gratia Dux-
by the grace of god
Rood-
cross made out of stone and plated in gold that supposedly cured the
king of paralysis as a child
Landeyda-
white stable with a raven on it
Landeyda-
white stable with a raven on it
Elfin-
monk, told Harold god was against him in a dream
Fyrd-
commoners who were drafted to fight if needed; they were untrained and
poorly armed
Count Conan-
man who was killed by putting poison in his gloves; he threatened William that he would take Normandy while he was away
Confessor-
one who confesses their religion in the face of danger