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  • What if the Norman Conquest failed?

    What would happen if King William of Normandy, never was successful in his Norman invasion? What if he had not won the Battle of Hastings? What effect could it possibly have on history?

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    Originally posted by murdermask View Post
    What would happen if King William of Normandy, never was successful in his Norman invasion? What if he had not won the Battle of Hastings? What effect could it possibly have on history?
    Oh lord, everything that happened in Britain and Europe for the last 2,000 years would be different.
    Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedy. -- Ernest Benn

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Tsar View Post
      Oh lord, everything that happened in Britain and Europe for the last 2,000 years would be different.
      One thousand years ish .
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      • #4
        Originally posted by Nick the Noodle View Post
        One thousand years ish .
        Ah, yes you’re quite right 1066 not 66.
        Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedy. -- Ernest Benn

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        • #5
          Who knows. I believe feudalism would've gotten through anyway, and while England would still be slightly backwards, it wouldn't be another Ireland.

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