Knights follow Harold's trail to Lincoln 950 years after 1066 and all that



Heavily armed warriors on horseback have entered Lincoln through Newport Arch, recreating a scene that could have taken place 950 years ago.
And this time around, the riders and footsoldiers arrived during a peaceful tribute to King Harold's arduous march from York to East Sussex to meet Duke William of Normandy in the battle for England's Crown.
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Harold had been appointed to succeed the childless Edward the Confessor as the Anglo-Saxon king of England.
But there were rival claims to throne from Duke William II of... read more

 
29 September 2016 in Regional East, Views: 37
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