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What was the advantages and disadvantages of the King and his earls in Anglo Saxon and Norman England?

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Answered Nov 18History
Anna ChaseKnowledgeable, Calm and Patient tutor 516 students helped

Here are a few things that I managed to get from Pearsons. Hope it helps! Advantages:  As a religious leader, people believed that God was guiding him.  He was respected as a wise lawmaker.  He was married to Edith, daughter of the rich and powerful Earl of Godwin. Disadvantages:  He had been exiled in Normandy for most of his life, so had few supporters in England.  He had no children to succeed him.  He struggled to keep control of Earl Godwin. You can find out more here: https://www.pearsonschoolsandfecolleges.co.uk/secondary/History/11-16/EdexcelGCSEHistory91/Samples/Sample-chapters-for-Edexcel-GCSE-9-1-History/sample-pages-draft-anglo-saxon-and-norman-england-history-workbook.pdf It's a pretty cool sheet actually :)