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  • England in 1066: A place worth fighting for! There was a war for control of England in 1066, and it changed the country forever. You are going to investigate the causes of this war and then find out what happened after it. Before you can do this however you need some background information. THIS IS THE PLACE YOU CAN GET IT!
  • England in the 11 th century
    • This is a map of England
    • This is the area we are worried about!
    • We already know it was a popular place for settlers, raiders and conquerors but we are going to turn our attention to three particular men.
  • England in the 11 th century
    • This is King Edward the Confessor
    • He died in 1066 without any children
    • This is why our three men all felt there was a chance of being King of England.
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  • England in the 11 th century
    • This is the King with the Witan
    • The Witan was a council of the most powerful nobles in England
    • The Witan decided who would be the next King
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  • What makes a good 11 th Century ruler?
  • England in the 11 th century
    • The Witan had some rules to help it decide who would be king:
    • Experience as a leader
    • Skills as a soldier
    • English
    • Related to the old king
  • England in the 11 th century These are three men who want to be king of England in 1066. Harold of Wessex William of Normandy Harald Hardrada They all think they should win, but let's see what each has to say for himself.
  • 1066 Blind Date Who Will Be King?
  • Welcome to 1066 Blind Date Here’s your host with the most A legend in his own lunchtime Its your jester for the evening Cilly de Black
  • Cilly: Thanks, our Tostig, and welcome to a very special edition of 1066 Blind Date. As we’re all aware our dear king, Edward the Confessor, has died and we’re all really cut up about it. Intro
  • Cilly: Still our Lord does move in mysterious ways and this gives us a great opportunity to play a very special edition of the game. Intro Our contestants will be playing for more than just a maiden’s hand. They will play for the throne of England
  • Cilly: So, without further ado Intro Let’s bring in the boys!
  • Contestants Contestant Number 1 Contestant Number 2 Contestant Number 3
  • Hello, Number 1
    • Cilly: What’s your name and where do you come from?
    No.1 : My Name’s Harald and I’m from Norway
  • Hello, Number 2
    • Cilly: What’s your name and where do you come from?
    No.2 : My Name’s William and I’m from Normandy
  • Hello, Number 3
    • Cilly: What’s your name and where do you come from?
    No.3 : My Name’s Harold and I’m from Wessex
  • Cilly: As this is such a special game we’re letting you , the studio audience, decide who should win! We gathered questions from the audience and Ethelred the none too fresh, will ask them for you.
  • Ethelred : Hello everyone, I represent the people of England and I’ve got three lovely questions for you Question Number 1 Question 1 Who said that you should become King?
  • Question to Number 3
    • King Edward promised that I would be King just before he died.
    • Edward would want the crown to go to the most powerful Anglo-Saxon in England.
    Harold of Wessex
  • Question to Number 2
    • Edward actually promised that I would be King in 1051.
    • Even Harold from Wessex promised that I should be King.
    • Number 3 is a liar!
    • Choose me, not him!
    William Of Normandy
  • Question to Number 1
    • No-one promised I should be King. They didn’t have the right!
    • As King of Norway I should be King of England, like my ancestor King Canute!
    Harald Hardrada
  • Ethelred : Question 2 Who are your friends and allies? Question Number 2
  • Question to Number 1
    • I have an alliance with the King of Scotland and the support of Harold’s brother Tosti.
    • As King of Norway I would get a lot of support from the Vikings who live in the north.
    Harald Hardrada
  • Question to Number 3
    • The Witan, a meeting made up of all the most powerful people in England elected me to be King.
    • Everyone who matters in England is my friend and ally.
    Harold of Wessex
  • Question to Number 2
    • God and the Pope are my allies and you don’t get better than that!
    • The Pope has given me his banner to fight against that liar Harold.
    William Of Normandy
  • Ethelred : Question 3 I’m worried about my land. Would you take my land off me if you were to become King? Question Number 3
  • Question to Number 2
    • You might get to keep your land if you vote for me and I don’t have to fight.
    • If I have to fight for the throne I’ll have to pay my army with your land!
    William Of Normandy
  • Question to Number 1
    • My supporters have plenty of land back in Norway and Denmark.
    • As long as you pay me lots of lovely taxes I will leave your land alone.
    Harald Hardrada
  • Question to Number 3
    • I’m the biggest landowner in England.
    • I don’t have to pay for my army with taxes or land.
    • My supporters already own them!
    Harold of Wessex
  • Cilly: What a difficult choice! Any one of our strapping lads would make a fine King of England. We don’t expect you to choose straight away. Here’s our Tostig with a round up of our contestants. How fantastic was that!
  • Our Tostig – Will it be Number 1?
    • He’s the popular Viking who just wants your taxes.
    • He’s the true heir of Canute and thinks Edward was a fake.
    • His support comes from the North and he’s not afraid of a fight.
    Harald Hardrada
  • Our Tostig – Will it be Number 2?
    • He’s the holy Norman with support from the Pope.
    • He’s says everyone’s promised him the throne, even Harold from Wessex.
    • Look out, he might just take your land if your not careful!
    William Of Normandy
  • Our Tostig – Will it be Number 3?
    • He’s the local boy made good who is popular throughout England.
    • He says he is Edward’s rightful heir.
    • However, can you believe a word he says?
    Harold of Wessex
  • Cilly: Here’s the bit you do. Complete the sheets on your desk. Remember, you need to vote for the contestant you want to be king. You must give reasons why you’ve voted for him and reasons why you haven’t voted for the other contestants How fantastic was that!
  • Cilly: You’ve got 5 minutes to decide. How fantastic was that! Your time starts now!
  • Number 1
    • No-one promised I should be King. They didn’t have the right!
    • As King of Norway I should be King of England, like my ancestor King Canute!
    Harald Hardrada
  • Number 1
    • I have an alliance with the King of Scotland and the support of Harold’s brother Tosti.
    • As King of Norway I would get a lot of support from the Vikings who live in the north.
    Harald Hardrada
  • Number 1
    • My supporters have plenty of land back in Norway and Denmark.
    • As long as you pay me lots of lovely taxes I will leave your land alone.
    Harald Hardrada
  • Our Tostig – Will it be Number 1?
    • He’s the popular Viking who just wants your taxes.
    • He’s the true heir of Canute and thinks Edward was a fake.
    • His support come in the North and he’s not afraid of a fight.
    Harald Hardrada
  • Number 2
    • Edward actually promised that I would be King in 1051.
    • Even Harold from Wessex promised. that I should be King
    • Number 3 is a liar!
    • Choose me, not him!
    William Of Normandy
  • Number 2
    • God and the Pope are my allies and you don’t get better than that!
    • The Pope has given me his banner to fight against that liar Harold.
    William Of Normandy
  • Number 2
    • You might get to keep your land if you vote for me and I don’t have to fight.
    • If I have to fight for the throne I’ll have to pay my army with your land!
    William Of Normandy
  • Our Tostig – Will it be Number 2?
    • He’s the holy Norman with support from the Pope.
    • He’s says everyone’s promised him the throne, even Harold from Wessex.
    • Look out, he might just take your land if your not careful!
    William Of Normandy
  • Number 3
    • King Edward promised that I would be King just before he died.
    • Edward would want the crown to go to the most powerful Anglo-Saxon in England.
    Harold of Wessex
  • Number 3
    • The Witan, a meeting made up of all the most powerful people in England elected me to be King.
    • Everyone who matters in England is my friend and ally.
    Harold of Wessex
  • Number 3
    • I’m the biggest landowner in England.
    • I don’t have to pay for my army with taxes or land.
    • My supporters already own them!
    Harold of Wessex
  • Our Tostig – Will it be Number 3?
    • He’s the local boy made good who is popular throughout England.
    • He says he is Edward’s rightful heir.
    • However, can you believe a word he says?
    Harold of Wessex
  • Cilly: Time’s Up Count up your Votes! The Winner is…………. How fantastic was that!
  • Cilly: Just remember the final decision of 1066 Blind Date is not legally binding. Closing Titles So I would stay away from Stamford Bridge and Hastings! Copyright Mr. Young
  • Write a letter of complaint or congratulations to the show. This will depend on whether or not your contestant won. Your Task Use all the information on the worksheet and the information from the presentation to make your letter as powerful as possible Copyright Mr. Young
  • Contestants Harald Hardrada Norway William Duke of Normandy Harold Godwineson Wessex (England)