This week we remember our 11th (and 12th) great-grandparents Sir William Harris I and his wife Alice Smythe.
Tag: English history
Today 46 years ago, J.R.R. Tolkien passed on.
The Norman Conquest of England, led by William the Conqueror, was carried out between 1066 and 1071 AD. The conquest saw the death of King Harold II at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 and the replacement of the Anglo-Saxon elite as William was crowned king and redistributed land to his fellow Normans.