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Before we moved on to the Norman Conquest in British history, let’s learn some what happened to French at that time, a very brief one.

Now, here is a brief one about the Norman Conquest

  • The Norman Conquest
    Click on the slide to learn what happened in 1066, when King Edward the Confessor died without leaving an heir

Map:

map-normandy

And as a wrap up, here is what we have learnt:

Source:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zcw76sg

Hope you enjoy this Viking rap 🙂

I also like this one from John Green, very funny (with the Thor, thunder and how to train your dragon … ) and yet informative:

Vikings

The Vikings came from three countries of Scandinavia:Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The name ‘Viking’ comes from a language called ‘Old Norse’ and means ‘a pirate raid’. People who went off raiding in ships were said to be ‘going Viking’.

Let’s start with a briefing on the Viking Age:

To wrap up, here is the Vikings in a nutshell:

Map:

vikings

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