Who Would You Fight for in 1066?

It’s the year 1066. Edward, the King of England, has just died. Edward named his successor as Harold Godwinson, but Edward’s cousin, Duke William of Normandy, claims the king had promised him the crown. As William plans to invade England, there is another invasion brewing to claim the throne - led by Harald Hardrada, the King of Norway. It’s a time of turmoil, betrayal and bloodshed… who would you fight for?

Who Would You Fight for in 1066?

It’s the year 1066. Edward, the King of England, has just died. Edward named his successor as Harold Godwinson, but Edward’s cousin, Duke William of Normandy, claims the king had promised him the crown. As William plans to invade England, there is another invasion brewing to claim the throne - led by Harald Hardrada, the King of Norway. It’s a time of turmoil, betrayal and bloodshed… who would you fight for?

Harold Godwinson (The English)

You would fight for Harold Godwinson, the Earl of Wessex, who Edward the Confessor named his successor on his deathbed. You believe in law and order and following through on your word. You don’t take too kindly to rebellions and are prepared to fight for those you think should be in power. Unfortunately, Harold Godwinson will be defeated by William the Conqueror at the Battle of Hastings in October 1066.

Duke William (The Normans)

You would fight for Duke William, also known as William the Conqueror. You have a rebellious streak, and you admire a leader who is bold, larger than life and tireless in pursuing his goals. You believe William should rule England, and you picked the winning side. William will go on to defeat Harold Godwinson at the Battle of Hastings in October 1066, becoming King William, ruling until his death in 1087.

Harald Hardrada (The Vikings)

You would fight for Harald Hardrada, the King of Norway, who is sometimes known as the “last Viking ruler.” You believe ambition and strength are excellent leadership qualities, and you value a vision of expansion and growth. Unfortunately, Harald will not achieve the level of power you think he should. He will be defeated by Harold Godwinson at Stamford Bridge in September 1066.

Do you tend to follow or rebel against rules?

I usually follow rules

I only follow the rules I think apply to me

I think rules are optional

What do you believe is the best way to choose a leader?

Through nomination by your peers

In a strategic discussion between political powers

On the battlefield

What is the most important part of the armor you would wear into battle?

Shield

Chainmail

I don’t need armor

What would be your weapon of choice in battle?

An axe

A bow and arrow

A sword

What personal style do you think is most attractive?

Moustache and mid-length hair

Clean-shaven with cropped hair

A well-groomed beard and thick hair

What group of people do you gravitate toward?

People who are well-liked and confident

People who are controversial - you either love ‘em or hate ‘em

People who have a wild streak

What makes you most upset?

People who are dishonest

People who underestimate me

People who won’t give me what I want

How are you more likely to fight in battle?

On foot

By Horseback

By sea

What is a fault you struggle with?

I’m overconfident

I hold grudges

I’m too proud

Do you think public opinion of leaders is important?

Yes

Sometimes

No

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