31 min

Move, or You Will Be Moved: Part 1 The British History Podcast

    • History

The summer of 1051 must have felt like some sort of nightmare.



A French aristocrat rode into Dover, picked a fight and then slaughtered the townsfolk. And that man’s cousin, the King of England, told the townsfolk’s lord (Earl Godwin of Wessex) to go back and finish the job...by butchering his own people on behalf of that French aristocrat.

The summer of 1051 must have felt like some sort of nightmare.



A French aristocrat rode into Dover, picked a fight and then slaughtered the townsfolk. And that man’s cousin, the King of England, told the townsfolk’s lord (Earl Godwin of Wessex) to go back and finish the job...by butchering his own people on behalf of that French aristocrat.

31 min

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