Harrying of the North | The Normans

Offshoots of Anglo-Saxons, particularly in Northern England, would target roaming Normans, killing them to prevent any changes to their life. In response William plundered the North to stop the rebels which is known as the Harrying of the North.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 4'46''
  • Broadcast year: 2010
Curriculum Connection
  • History | Anglo-Saxon and Norman England, c1060-1100 | William I in power: securing the kingdom, 1066-87 | The legacy of resistance to 1087

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: The Normans
  • Episode: Conquest