Now the search is on for Harold Godwinson….!
Another exciting search for a very important king in the annals of our land, this time at Bishop’s Stortford in Hertfordshire.
Harold Godwinson reigned for even less time than Richard III, i.e. nine months and eight days, and his sovereignty too ended in a vital battle that let “the enemy and its foreign army” in. In his case, of course, it was Hastings and the Normans. Poor old England in 1066. Poor old England in 1485.
The following link tells more about this new quest for a king, and it opens with this: “A pair of amateur historians believe they may have uncovered the real grave of England’s last Anglo-Saxon king who was killed in the Battle of Hastings.” Now read on!