The battle of hastings 1066 the uncomfortable truth book read 4 reviews from the worlds largest community for readers the battle of hastings is the . The battle of hastings 1066 the uncomfortable truth john grehan and martin mace the basic premise of this book as that the traditional site of the battle of hastings in the grounds of battle abbey is false and that the battle was actually fought further north on caldbec hill. King harold ii of england is defeated by the norman forces of william the conqueror at the battle of hastings fought on senlac hill seven miles from hastings 1066 william landed in england . The battle of hastings was fought on 14 october 1066 between the norman french army of william the duke of normandy and an english army under the anglo saxon king harold godwinson beginning the norman conquest of englandit took place approximately 7 miles 11 kilometres northwest of hastings close to the present day town of battle east sussex and was a decisive norman victory. Get this from a library the battle of hastings 1066 the uncomfortable truth revealing the true location of englands most famous battle john grehan martin mace a fresh insight into the battle of hastings one of the most famous battles in british history compelling new evidence that suggests a new location for the battlefield
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