Definition of Harold II
1. Noun. King of England who succeeded Edward the Confessor in 1066 and was the last of the Anglo-Saxon monarchs; he was killed fighting the invasion by William the Conqueror (1045-1066).
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1. The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke by Edmund Burke (1869)
"Harold II. INVASION OP THE NORMANS. ACCOUNT OP THAT PEOPLE, AND OP THE STATE OF ENGLAND AT THE TIME OF THE INVASION. Harold n., THOUGH Edgar Atheling had ..."
2. History of England by Edith Thompson, Edward Augustus Freeman (1887)
"Harold II., Jan. 6— Oct. 14, 1066.—On the day of Edward's death, Eari Harold, though not of the Royal house, was elected King by the Witan; the next morning ..."
3. History of British Costume by James Robinson Planché (1836)
"The second respects a change ordered by Harold in Harold II. from the Bayeux tapestry. THE MILITARY HABIT which led to his decisive successes in Wales. ..."