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Ships of William the Conqueror.
|Ships of William the Conqueror.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Description: On 27 September 1066 William of Normandy's fleet landed unopposed at Pevensey on the south coast. On 14 October, at Hastings, he defeated the Anglo-Saxon King Harold and seized the English throne. He was crowned William I on Christmas Day 1066.|
|Creator: S. C. H. Atkinson (artist), John Augustus (engraver), Merigot (engraver).|
|Date: August 1811|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|