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law was reenacted in 1660, and the practice was introduced of "enumerating"
certain colonial products, which could be shipped directly only to England,
Ireland, or another English colony. These included sugar (until 1739), indigo, and
The English were gradually worn down; late in the afternoon Harold was killed by
a chance arrow, and by nightfall the remaining English had scattered and fled.
William then made a sweeping advance to isolate London, and at Berkhamstead
Their fraternal quarrels ended in 1 106, when one son, Henry I, king of England,
defeated his brother, Robert, duke of Normandy, in the Battle of Tinchebrai, after
which the succession in Normandy temporarily passed to the English kings.
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