BATTLE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 13:  Members of historical re-enactment groups assume the role of Saxon and Norman soldiers for the annual re-enactment of the Battle of Hastings at Battle Abbey on October 13, 2012 in Battle, England. One thousand and sixty six Saxon and Norman soldiers from re-enactment groups across Europe will aim to faithfully recreate the Battle of Hastings in 1066 which saw the death of King Harold.  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)