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 Harold Godwinson, II

Harold Godwinson, II

Birth
England
Death 14 Oct 1066 (aged 45–46)
Battle, Rother District, East Sussex, England
Burial Battle, Rother District, East Sussex, England
Memorial ID 9971 · View Source
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Saxon Monarch. The last Saxon King of England, he reigned from January to October 1066. Harold was defeated by Wiliam the Conqueror at the Battle of Hastings on October 14, 1066. During the battle, Harold was killed when an arrow was fired into his eye.


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This Stone Marks the Position Of The High Altar Behind Which King Harold Is Said To Have Been Buried 1066


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 17 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9971
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harold Godwinson, II (1020–14 Oct 1066), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9971, citing Battle Abbey, Battle, Rother District, East Sussex, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .