Why did the Anglo-Saxons allow themselves to be defeated by the Normans in 1066, although they had defeated the Norwegians before that?
In England there was still no knightly cavalry; this did not allow the Anglo-Saxons to defeat the Normans in the open field. In addition, there was a strife between King Harold and his brothers – William was the sole commander of his army.
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