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  1. 1. How did William get control of England? 1066–1500 For more detailed instructions, see the Getting Started presentation. This icon indicates the slide contains activities created in Flash. These activities are not editable.
  2. 2. Connect <ul><li>Write down 3 things you can remember about the Battle of Hastings </li></ul><ul><li>Share with a partner </li></ul><ul><li>Then to groups to class </li></ul>
  3. 3. After the battle William may have won the Battle of Hastings but that did not mean he became king by automatic right. William needed to make sure his victory over Harold was not wasted by defeat elsewhere. In this presentation you are going to examine what William was still to face. But first, lets see if you can remember who William is…
  4. 5. He thought she should be England’s King because The English agreed he should be King He was related to previous Viking Kings of England He was the most powerful man in England He was promised the throne by Edward the Confessor
  5. 6. Wilfs <ul><li>To identify 3 methods William kept control </li></ul><ul><li>To explain three methods of control </li></ul><ul><li>To evaluate and select the method that had the greatest impact </li></ul>
  6. 7. Activate <ul><li>You have just been appointed ruler of a country whose people hate you! </li></ul><ul><li>What problems are you going to face? List them </li></ul><ul><li>What are you going to do to make sure you have control? List ideas </li></ul><ul><li>What information will you need about the people in your country? Make a list </li></ul>
  7. 8. The English lords cannot be trusted. Much of Northern England supported Viking Hardrada Some of Harold’s troops did not come to Hastings and are still in London. The people don’t support William. What problems did William face? Getting people to obey him He is outnumbered
  8. 9. What problems did William face? <ul><li>Look at Medieval Minds book page 48. </li></ul><ul><li>Write the title How did William control England? </li></ul><ul><li>Create a spider diagram of the problems William faced. </li></ul>
  9. 10. Task <ul><li>Create a table of two columns </li></ul><ul><li>Write the heading William’s problems in one column </li></ul><ul><li>Write the heading William’s solutions in the other </li></ul>William’s solutions William’s problems
  10. 11. Rebellions – p.49 -51 <ul><li>Tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Write down the subtitle Rebellions in the first column </li></ul><ul><li>Underneath write down three places where rebellions took place </li></ul><ul><li>How did William deal with the rebellions? – Record in column 2 </li></ul>
  11. 12. Castles
  12. 13. William was outnumbered <ul><li>Write ‘ William was outnumbered’ in column 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Write the subtitle Castles in column 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Read page 51 to 52. </li></ul><ul><li>Give examples of where a castle could be built and what type of castle was built </li></ul>
  13. 14. Running the country <ul><li>Write ‘Running the Country’ in column 1 </li></ul><ul><li>William needed to run the country but he could not do it on his own so, he used a system created in France, called the Feudal system. Write this in column 2. </li></ul><ul><li>Use page 53 – 55 to explain how he ran the country </li></ul>
  14. 15. Keeping the country safe <ul><li>Write the above heading in column 1. </li></ul><ul><li>Use page 55 – 57 to record the laws and taxes William passed to keep the country safe in column 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure to include the Domesday Book </li></ul>
  15. 16. Task <ul><li>In your groups decide which of William’s solutions was the most effective for controlling the country </li></ul><ul><li>You could rank order his solutions from 1 – 4. </li></ul><ul><li>Be able to justify your choice to the class who will select the group that has produced the most effective argument. </li></ul>
  16. 17. Wilfs <ul><li>To identify 3 methods William kept control </li></ul><ul><li>To explain three methods of control </li></ul><ul><li>To evaluate and select the method that had the greatest impact </li></ul>
  17. 18. Plenary <ul><li>What were William’s problems </li></ul><ul><li>What were his solutions/tactics </li></ul><ul><li>How effective do you think they would be? </li></ul><ul><li>How would the people of England feel about all of this? </li></ul>