072: An English Catastrophe

Fortune's Wheel: A Podcast History of the Late Middle Ages

28-07-2022 • 35 mins

Today, we have a lot of questions following the death of King Harold II Godwinson. What was the battlefield like the next day? Who was still left in England to put up a resistance against Duke William? And, most importantly, who was king of England in late-October of 1066?

Useful Links Mentioned in the Episode:

Injuries From Medieval Arrows Just As Horrific As Gunshot Wounds. Heritage Daily. (2020, May 7). Retrieved July 13, 2022, from https://www.heritagedaily.com/2020/05/injuries-from-medieval-arrows-just-as-horrific-as-gunshot-wounds/128492

Martin Foys | Published in History Today Volume 66 Issue 10 October 2016. (2016, October 10). Shot through the eye and who's to blame?History Today. Retrieved July 13, 2022, from https://www.historytoday.com/shot-through-eye-and-who%E2%80%99s-blame

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