William fights Harold and wins.docx - William fights Harold and wins o Some historians conclude that William winning over Harold was luck based o

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William fights Harold and wins. o Some historians conclude that William winning over Harold was luck based. o William can’t leave Normandy to fight Harold until he makes sure that his ruling there is safe. Stigand is removed by William if he is successful winning Britain. o The pope wanted stigand removed. In order to get Stigand removed as bishop, the pope will support William. William was fighting an oath breaker, because Harold sworn that William was the king before the first dude died. Harold also had to fight arbrada from Norway. Tosting, Harold’s brother. They had a falling out and Tosting (argued that he was forced to leave bc of his brother) left England and went to Norway and helped encourage the danes to invade. o William had no idea about arbrada. Harold has two threats, Arbrada from the east and William from the south. o Harold didn’t have enough troops to successfully fight both of them and win.
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