Edgar Atheling Edgar was only 14 in 1066 His grandfather was Edward the Confessor’s brother He had lived for most of his life in Hungary He was not very popular with the nobles
Harold Godwin He was Edward the Confessor’s brother in law He was the most powerful man in England He ruled Wessex which covered most of southern England He was a very good fighter Edward the confessor had promised him the throne when he died
Harald Hardraada He was a Norwegian He was a very good fighter and warrior He had never lived in England He was supported by one nobleman in England, Tostig, who was the brother of Harold
William Duke of Normandy He was a distant relative of Edward the Confessor He was a strong and powerful fighter He had never lived in England He spoke only French Harold was supposed to have promised to serve him
The Contenders William Duke of Normandy Harald Hardraada Edgar Atheling Harold Godwin
William Duke of Normandy Harald Hardraada EdgarHarold Godwin Was he the oldest son of Edward? Was he related to Edward in any way? Was he Saxon? Was he a good fighter in battle? Had he lived in England most of his life? Was he popular with the Saxon nobles? Was he chosen to be the next king of England? Marks out of ten
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HomeProfileInboxFriends SettingsLogout Search View photos InfoPhotosBoxes I am the only male Heir of Edward the crown must be mine. Share Edgar Atheling Being King in in my family Information Friends Harold Godwin William Duke of Normandy 10hrs ago View videos Older posts Wall Recent Activity Our people need a more mature king than you Edgar…and you have never live in England I am the only choice for King being Edward’s only male heir! Ads Groups I am 14 years old and grandson to Edward the Confessor. I have spent much of my life in Hungary Saxons Rule Edgar joined the Group ‘ Saxons Rule’ and ‘Contenders for the crown’