Nevertheless, the words of the witch of Senlac were coming true.
I could, for instance, send a messenger with a word to the brigadier of the gendarmerie in Senlac.
They had been talking of the happy days when the husband and father was yet alive, before the fatal day of Senlac.
They submitted to William of Normandy almost without a struggle after Senlac.
Meanwhile Harold had gathered his forces, and they were assembled on Senlac Hill, an advantageous position.
William landed on September 28th, and the battle of Senlac was fought on October 14th.
The temper of the English had rallied from the panic of Senlac.
Harold hurried southward, and met him at Senlac, near Hastings.
The level rainstorm smote walls, slopes, and hedges like the clothyard shafts of Senlac and Crecy.
Outside stood the earl, staring over the Senlac valley eastward.