Edexcel GCSE History: Anglo-Saxon and Norman England, c1060–88

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B1 Anglo-Saxon and Norman England, c1060–88

In this module, students will cover the following topics in line with the Edexcel specifications booklet. Detailed information for the module can be found on page 18-19.

Topics include:

Key topic 1: Anglo-Saxon England and the Norman Conquest, 1060–66

  • Anglo-Saxon society
  • The last years of Edward the Confessor and the succession crisis
  • The rival claimants for the throne
  • The Norman invasion

Key topic 2: William I in power: securing the kingdom, 1066–87

  • Establishing control
  • The causes and outcomes of Anglo-Saxon resistance, 1068-71
  • The legacy of resistance to 1087
  • Revolt of the Earls, 1075

Key topic 3: Norman England, 1066–88

  • The feudal system and the Church
  • Norman government
  • The Norman aristocracy
  • William I and his sons

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This module download also includes the following teaching resources:

  • Edexcel GCSE History Exam Booklets (zip)
  • L1 An Exploration Of An Anglo Saxon Village (mp4)
  • L1 Anglo Saxon Hierarchy Info Hunt Material (pdf)
  • L1 Anglo Saxon Hierarchy Info Hunt Material (docx)
  • L1 Anglo Saxon Legal System And Economic Structure (pdf)
  • L1 Anglo Saxon Legal System And Economic Structure (docx)
  • L1 Anglo Saxon Society (mp4)
  • L1 Anglo-Saxon Hierarchy Diagram (docx)
  • L1 Anglo-Saxon Hierarchy Diagram (pdf)
  • L1 Anglo-Saxon Society (pptx)
  • L1 How Powerful Was Edward The Confessor (pdf)
  • L1 How Powerful Was Edward The Confessor (docx)
  • L1 Life In Anglo Saxon Britain History The Story Of Britain (mp4)
  • L10 Archbishop Of Canterbury (pdf)
  • L10 Archbishop Of Canterbury (docx)
  • L10 Archbishop Of Canterbury Stigand (pdf)
  • L10 Archbishop Of Canterbury Stigand (docx)
  • L10 Feudal System And The Church (pptx)
  • L10 Medieval Church (pdf)
  • L10 Medieval Church (pptx)
  • L10 The Feudal System (mp4)
  • L10 The Feudal System Diagram (doc)
  • L10 The Feudal System Diagram (pdf)
  • L11 Medieval Church (pptx)
  • L11 Medieval Church (pdf)
  • L12 Medieval Society And Economy (pptx)
  • L13 Norman Government (pptx)
  • L14 Domesday Book (pptx)
  • L14 The Domesday Book History The Story Of Britain (mp4)
  • L15 Language And Culture Of Norman Society (pdf)
  • L15 Language And Culture Of Norman Society (docx)
  • L16 Career And Significance Of Bishop Odo (pdf)
  • L16 Career And Significance Of Bishop Odo (docx)
  • L17 William I And His Sons (pptx)
  • L2 Edward And Harold Relationship Chart (docx)
  • L2 Edward And Harold Relationship Chart (pdf)
  • L2 Edward The Confessor And The Succession Crisis (pptx)
  • L2 Info Hunt Posters (docx)
  • L2 Info Hunt Posters (pdf)
  • L2 The Uprising Against Tostig (mp4)
  • L3 Claimants To The Throne (pptx)
  • L3 Claimants To The Throne Blank Diagram (pdf)
  • L3 Claimants To The Throne Blank Diagram (pptx)
  • L3 Market Place Information (pptx)
  • L3 Market Place Information (pdf)
  • L4 -1066- The Battle Of Fulford History U2013 The Norman Conquest (mp4)
  • L4 Battles Of Gate Fulford And Stamford Bridge (pptx)
  • L4 Press Release Stamford Bridge (docx)
  • L4 Press Release Stamford Bridge (pdf)
  • L4 Stamford Bridge 1066 (mp4)
  • L5 Battle Of Hastings (pptx)
  • L5 Why Did William Win The Battle Of Hastings (pdf)
  • L6 Control By Castle Key (pdf)
  • L6 Control By Castle Key (pptx)
  • L6 Control By Castle Overall Geographical Location Worksheet (pdf)
  • L6 Control By Castle Overall Geographical Location Worksheet (pptx)
  • L6 Control By Castle Worksheet More Able (pptx)
  • L6 Control By Castle Worksheet More Able (pdf)
  • L6 Establishing Control (pptx)
  • L6 Homework Castle Task (pdf)
  • L6 Homework Castle Task (pptx)
  • L6 Homework Castle Task1 (pptx)
  • L6 How William The Conquerer Secured Power After 1066 History The Norman Conquest (mp4)
  • L6 Motte And Bailey Castle Diagram (pdf)
  • L6 Motte And Bailey Castle Diagram (pptx)
  • L6 Motte And Bailey Key Words (pdf)
  • L6 Motte And Bailey Key Words (pptx)
  • L6 Revolt And Resistance After 1066 History The Norman Conquest (mp4)
  • L7 Legacy Of The Resistance (pptx)
  • L7 The Causes And Outcomes Of Anglo Saxon Resistance (docx)
  • L7 The Causes And Outcomes Of Anglo Saxon Resistance (pdf)
  • L8 Assessment (pptx)
  • L9 Revolt Of The Earls 1075 (docx)
  • L9 Revolt Of The Earls 1075 (pdf)
  • Life After The Norman Conquest History The Story Of Britain (mp4)
  • Life In Anglo Saxon Britain History The Story Of Britain 1 (mp4)