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5 – The Battle of Hastings

We’ve seen the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of Wessex, Essex, East Anglia, Mercia and Northumbria come together as one nation – England. The same people have been…

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4 – Viking rule and prosperity

So far, we have seen the how the House of Wessex came to unite and rule all of England through Ethelstan, all the while fighting…

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3 – Revolutions, Conquests and Murder!

Ethelstan’s conquest of the whole of England brought to life an island nation that would, over time, become one of the most powerful empires in…

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2 – Unification of a Kingdom

King Alfred the Great had become one of the most powerful kings of the Anglo-Saxons before he died in 899, bringing his son, Edward the…

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1 – Before the Beginning

The most popular royal family of the current time has to be the English Monarchy – the House of Windsor – with Queen Elizabeth II…

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