Aug 15, 2021 • 38M

7: Succession Crisis

Setting the Stage for 1066

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Chris Spangle
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The year is 1066. The King of England, known in history as Edward the Confessor, has died with no heir and no defined succession plan. History knows this year as the transition from the Anglo-Saxons to the Normans, but, as many of you may know, there were several competing claims to the throne. Chris Spangle and Matt Wittlief set the stage for the Battl…

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