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  1. 1066 Blind Date Who Will Be King?

  2. Welcome to 1066 Blind Date Here’s your host with the most A legend in her own time Its your entertainer for the evening Ms. Gurr

  3. Intro Gurr: Thanks and welcome to a very special edition of 1066 Blind Date. As we’re all aware our dear king, Edward the Confessor, has died and we’re all really cut up about it.

  4. Intro Gurr: Still our king does move in mysterious ways and this gives us a great opportunity to play a very special edition of the game. Our contestants will be playing for more than just a maiden’s hand. They will play for the throne of England

  5. Intro Gurr: So, without further ado Let’s bring in the boys!

  6. Contestants Contestant Number 1 Contestant Number 2 Contestant Number 3

  7. Hello, Number 1 Gurr: What’s your name and where do you come from? No.1: My Name’s Harald and I’m from Norway

  8. Hello, Number 2 Gurr: What’s your name and where do you come from? No. 2: My Name’s William and I’m from Normandy

  9. Hello, Number 3 Gurr: What’s your name and where do you come from? No. 3: My Name’s Harold and I’m from Wessex

  10. Gurr: As this is such a special game we’re letting you, the studio audience, decide who should win! We gathered questions from the audience and Ethelred the none too fresh, will ask them for you.

  11. Question Number 1 Ethelred : Hello everyone, I represent the people of England and I’ve got three lovely questions for you Question 1 Who said that you should become King?

  12. Question to Number 3 King Edward promised that I would be King just before he died. Edward would want the crown to go to the most powerful Anglo-Saxon in England. Harold of Wessex

  13. Question to Number 2 Edward actually promised that I would be King in 1051. Even Harold from Wessex promised that I should be King. Number 3 is a liar! Choose me, not him! William Of Normandy

  14. Question to Number 1 No-one promised I should be King. They didn’t have the right! As King of Norway I should be King of England, like my ancestor King Canute! Harald Hardrada

  15. Question Number 2 Ethelred : Question 2 Who are your friends and allies?

  16. Question to Number 1 I have an alliance with the King of Scotland and the support of Harold’s brother Tosti. As King of Norway I would get a lot of support from the Vikings who live in the north. Harald Hardrada

  17. Question to Number 3 The Witan, a meeting made up of all the most powerful people in England elected me to be King. Everyone who matters in England is my friend and ally. Harold of Wessex

  18. Question to Number 2 God and the Pope are my allies and you don’t get better than that! The Pope has given me his banner to fight against that liar Harold. William Of Normandy

  19. Question Number 3 Ethelred : Question 3 I’m worried about my land. Would you take my land off me if you were to become King?

  20. Question to Number 2 You might get to keep your land if you vote for me and I don’t have to fight. If I have to fight for the throne I’ll have to pay my army with your land! William Of Normandy

  21. Question to Number 1 My supporters have plenty of land back in Norway and Denmark. As long as you pay me lots of lovely taxes I will leave your land alone. Harald Hardrada

  22. Question to Number 3 I’m the biggest landowner in England. I don’t have to pay for my army with taxes or land. My supporters already own them! Harold of Wessex

  23. How fantastic was that! Gurr: What a difficult choice! Any one of our strapping lads would make a fine King of England. We don’t expect you to choose straight away. Here’s our Tostig with a round up of our contestants.

  24. Our Tostig – Will it be Number 1? • He’s the popular Viking who just wants your taxes. • He’s the true heir of Canute and thinks Edward was a fake. • His support comes from the North and he’s not afraid of a fight. Harald Hardrada

  25. Our Tostig – Will it be Number 2? • He’s the holy Norman with support from the Pope. • He’s says everyone’s promised him the throne, even Harold from Wessex. • Look out, he might just take your land if your not careful! William Of Normandy

  26. Our Tostig – Will it be Number 3? • He’s the local boy made good who is popular throughout England. • He says he is Edward’s rightful heir. • However, can you believe a word he says? Harold of Wessex

  27. How fantastic was that! Gurr: Here’s the bit you do. Complete the sheets on your desk. Remember, you need to vote for the contestant you want to be king. You must give reasons why you’ve voted for him and reasons why you haven’t voted for the other contestants

  28. How fantastic was that! Gurr: You’ve got 5 minutes to decide. Your time starts now!

  29. Number 1 No-one promised I should be King. They didn’t have the right! As King of Norway I should be King of England, like my ancestor King Canute! Harald Hardrada

  30. Number 1 I have an alliance with the King of Scotland and the support of Harold’s brother Tosti. As King of Norway I would get a lot of support from the Vikings who live in the north. Harald Hardrada

  31. Number 1 My supporters have plenty of land back in Norway and Denmark. As long as you pay me lots of lovely taxes I will leave your land alone. Harald Hardrada

  32. Our Tostig – Will it be Number 1? • He’s the popular Viking who just wants your taxes. • He’s the true heir of Canute and thinks Edward was a fake. • His support come in the North and he’s not afraid of a fight. Harald Hardrada

  33. Number 2 Edward actually promised that I would be King in 1051. Even Harold from Wessex promised. that I should be King Number 3 is a liar! Choose me, not him! William Of Normandy

  34. Number 2 God and the Pope are my allies and you don’t get better than that! The Pope has given me his banner to fight against that liar Harold. William Of Normandy

  35. Number 2 You might get to keep your land if you vote for me and I don’t have to fight. If I have to fight for the throne I’ll have to pay my army with your land! William Of Normandy

  36. Our Tostig – Will it be Number 2? • He’s the holy Norman with support from the Pope. • He’s says everyone’s promised him the throne, even Harold from Wessex. • Look out, he might just take your land if your not careful! William Of Normandy

  37. Number 3 King Edward promised that I would be King just before he died. Edward would want the crown to go to the most powerful Anglo-Saxon in England. Harold of Wessex

  38. Number 3 The Witan, a meeting made up of all the most powerful people in England elected me to be King. Everyone who matters in England is my friend and ally. Harold of Wessex

  39. Number 3 I’m the biggest landowner in England. I don’t have to pay for my army with taxes or land. My supporters already own them! Harold of Wessex

  40. Our Tostig – Will it be Number 3? • He’s the local boy made good who is popular throughout England. • He says he is Edward’s rightful heir. • However, can you believe a word he says? Harold of Wessex

  41. How fantastic was that! Gurr: Time’s Up Count up your Votes! The Winner Is………….

  42. Closing Titles Gurr: Just remember the final decision of 1066 Blind Date is not legally binding. So I would stay away from Stamford Bridge and Hastings!

  43. Your Task Write a letter of complaint or congratulations to the show. This will depend on whether or not your contestant won. Use all the information on the worksheet and the information from the presentation to make your letter as powerful as possible