U.K. History - 03

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!
   Anglo-Saxons      Conqueror      continental      Domesday      French      Hastings      Norman      Scandinavia      Scotland      Wales      William   

Norman Conquest
1066: Conquest of England, which began with an invasion by the troops of , Duke of Normandy, and his victory at the Battle of . William the became King of England and ordered the compilation of the Book, a survey of the entire population and their lands and property for tax purposes. The native ruling were replaced by a foreign, -speaking monarchy, aristocracy, and clerical hierarchy. The English Language adopted many French terms. England became less connected with and more with Europe. There were further Norman conquests in and Ireland, and the extensive penetration of the aristocracy of by Norman families, with the accompanying spread of continental institutions and cultural influences.

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