There was a war for control of England in 1066, and it changed the country
forever.
You are going to investigate the cause...
England in the 11th
century
 This is a map of England
 This is the area we are
worried about!
 We already know it was a...
England in the 11th
century
 This is King Edward
the Confessor
 He died in 1066
without any children
 This is why our t...
England in the 11th
century
 This is the King with
the Witan
 The Witan was a
council of the most
powerful nobles in
Eng...
What makes a good 11th
Century ruler?
England in the 11th
century
 The Witan had some
rules to help it decide
who would be king:
1. Experience as a leader
2. S...
England in the 11th
century
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
Ci...
Cilly: Thanks, our Tostig, and
welcome to a very special
edition of 1066 Blind
Date.
As we’re all aware our
dear king, Edw...
Cilly: Still our Lord does move
in mysterious ways and
this gives us a great
opportunity to play a very
special edition of...
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...
Ethelred : Hello everyone, I
represent the
people of England
and I’ve got three
lovely questions for
you
Question Number 1...
Question to Number 3
King Edward
promised that I would
be King just before he
died.
Edward would want
the crown to go to t...
Question to Number 2
Edward actually
promised that I would
be King in 1051.
Even Harold from
Wessex promised
that I should...
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
E...
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 No...
Question to Number 3
The Witan, a meeting
made up of all the
most powerful people
in England elected
me to be King.
Everyo...
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 t...
Ethelred : Question 3
I’m worried
about my
land.
Would you take
my land off me
if you were to
become
King?
Question Number...
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
...
Question to Number 1
My supporters have
plenty of land back in
Norway and
Denmark.
As long as you pay
me lots of lovely ta...
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 supporte...
Cilly: What a difficult choice!
Any one of our strapping
lads would make a fine
King of England.
We don’t expect you to
ch...
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 ...
Our Tostig – Will it be Number 2?
 He’s the holy Norman
with support from the
Pope.
 He’s says everyone’s
promised him t...
Our Tostig – Will it be Number 3?
 He’s the local boy
made good who is
popular throughout
England.
 He says he is
Edward...
Cilly: Here’s the bit you do.
Complete the sheets on
your desk.
Remember, you need to
vote for the contestant
you want to ...
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...
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...
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 l...
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 ...
Number 2
Edward actually
promised that I would
be King in 1051.
Even Harold from
Wessex promised.
that I should be King
Nu...
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
agai...
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...
Our Tostig – Will it be Number 2?
 He’s the holy Norman
with support from the
Pope.
 He’s says everyone’s
promised him t...
Number 3
King Edward
promised that I would
be King just before he
died.
Edward would want
the crown to go to the
most powe...
Number 3
The Witan, a meeting
made up of all the
most powerful people
in England elected
me to be King.
Everyone who
matte...
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 o...
Our Tostig – Will it be Number 3?
 He’s the local boy
made good who is
popular throughout
England.
 He says he is
Edward...
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 fro...
Write a letter of complaint or
congratulations to the show. This
will depend on whether or not
your contestant won.
Your T...
Contestants
Harald
Hardrada
Norway
William
Duke of
Normandy
Harold
Godwineson
Wessex
(England)
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  1. 1. 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!
  2. 2. England in the 11th 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.
  3. 3. England in the 11th 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.
  4. 4. England in the 11th 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
  5. 5. What makes a good 11th Century ruler?
  6. 6. England in the 11th century  The Witan had some rules to help it decide who would be king: 1. Experience as a leader 2. Skills as a soldier 3. English 4. Related to the old king
  7. 7. England in the 11th century
  8. 8. 1066 Blind Date Who Will Be King?
  9. 9. 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
  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. 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
  12. 12. Cilly: So, without further ado Intro Let’s bring in the boys!
  13. 13. Contestants Contestant Number 1 Contestant Number 2 Contestant Number 3
  14. 14. 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
  15. 15. 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
  16. 16. 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
  17. 17. 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.
  18. 18. 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?
  19. 19. 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
  20. 20. 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
  21. 21. 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
  22. 22. Ethelred : Question 2 Who are your friends and allies? Question Number 2
  23. 23. 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
  24. 24. 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
  25. 25. 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
  26. 26. 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
  27. 27. 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
  28. 28. 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
  29. 29. 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
  30. 30. 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!
  31. 31. 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
  32. 32. 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
  33. 33. 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
  34. 34. 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!
  35. 35. Cilly: You’ve got 5 minutes to decide. How fantastic was that! Your time starts now!
  36. 36. 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
  37. 37. 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
  38. 38. 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
  39. 39. 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
  40. 40. 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
  41. 41. 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
  42. 42. 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
  43. 43. 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
  44. 44. 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
  45. 45. 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
  46. 46. 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
  47. 47. 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
  48. 48. Cilly: Time’s Up Count up your Votes! The Winner is…………. How fantastic was that!
  49. 49. 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
  50. 50. 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
  51. 51. Contestants Harald Hardrada Norway William Duke of Normandy Harold Godwineson Wessex (England)

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