Had not a wild boar run in a certain direction, probably there would have been no Norman Conquest of England!
The castle, which had stood since the days of the Norman Conquest, then disappeared.
The same style of castle-building continued for a century and a half after the Norman Conquest.
Investigate the influence of the Norman Conquest on the English.
The date of its foundation is not known with accuracy, but it would appear to have been prior to the Norman Conquest.
It was certainly known in this country before the Norman Conquest.
The socage land of a free sokeman goes by its ancient custom before the Norman Conquest.
This seems to have happened in England before the Norman Conquest.
In ancient times it was a priory, and it has been a castle since the Norman Conquest.
It reached this stage just a few years before the Norman Conquest.
The overthrow of the government of England in 1066 by forces of Normandy, a province of northern France, under the leadership of William the Conqueror. William proclaimed himself king of England after defeating the English King Harold at the Battle of Hastings. Norman rule strengthened the power of the king and the system of feudalism in England and brought a great number of French influences to the English language (see Middle English) and English institutions.