Battle of Hastings
Norse horsemen fight Anglo-Saxon soldiers at the Battle of Hastings, England, in 1066.
Painting by Birney Lettick, National Geographic
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having to do with England or Great Britain before the Norman invasion in 1066.
to evaluate or determine the amount of.
to reach a conclusion by mathematical or logical methods.
program of a nation, state, or other region that counts the population and usually gives its characteristics, such as age and gender.
to address a problem or person directly.
to match or be similar to.
monarch or other noble person and the group of people who serve, advise, and consult with them, or the place where this group meets.
to overcome an enemy or obstacle.
distinct variation of a language, usually marked by accents and grammar.
to remove or force to evacuate.
(1086) census and survey of England, noting ownership of land and assets.
among British nobility, a man with the highest rank outside the royal family.
to develop or come into view.
to guess based on knowledge of the situation or object.
having to do with money.
at once or quickly.
to create, begin, or make an idea known for the first time.
an attack or move to take possession.
type of government with a king or queen as its leader, or the land ruled by that king or queen.
set of sounds, gestures, or symbols that allows people to communicate.
to move from one place or activity to another.
to coordinate and give structure to.
very important or crucial point.
earlier, or the one before.
before or ahead of.
goods or materials (including land) owned by someone.
any area on Earth with one or more common characteristics. Regions are the basic units of geography.
to move a residence or business from one place to another.
available supply of materials, goods, or services. Resources can be natural or human.
region and name for some countries in Northern Europe: Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Denmark.
person under the authority of a monarch or other powerful ruler.
money or goods citizens provide to government in return for public services such as military protection.
beliefs, customs, and cultural characteristics handed down from one generation to the next.
success or triumph.
civilizations of European origin.