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Ships of William the Conqueror.

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
National Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory GreenwichNew Opportunities Fund 
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