King Canute died in 1035 and England was divided between his three sons. His son Sweyn received Norway, Harthacanute received Denmark, and Harold Harefoot received North England.
1066 · Battle of Hastings
Battle of Hastings was fought between the Norman-French army and the battle-wary English army on October 14, 1066. Duke William of Normandy believed he was the rightful king rather than Harold, who had been crowned king several months earlier. Harold was killed in battle and William was crowned king on Christmas Day 1066.
1086 · Domesday Book
Domesday Book is Britain's earliest extant public record with information containing land surveys and landholdings commissioned by William I. The book was completed in 1086.
Probably a respelling of German Werch, from a Slavic personal name, or in some cases a habitational name from Werchau, Werchow in Brandenburg.