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Harold, 14th October, 1066-1966. The MOST disastrous Name in British History. ANGLO-SAXONS AWAKE!

—Notice in the personal column of the London Times It was exactly 900 years ago last week that Harold, last of the Saxon kings, became the most disastrous name in British history. On Oct. 14, 1066, in a green field seven miles northwest of the coastal town of Hastings, his 6,000-man army was cut down by the Norman invaders of William the Conqueror. Harold was slaughtered, and the language, civilization and blood of Englishmen were changed forever. Englishmen have been celebrating the anniversary all year—in the traditional manner of...

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