He talked about how the Saxons would ride their horses, then dismount. To ride into battle had the aura that you were planning to flee at the first sign of trouble.
Now property rights weren’t settled by lawsuits in those days. Those with guts and the more powerful army went and took it.
When the Normans first landed, the Saxons held the high ground. They were winning. If they had just stayed on the hill, the Normans would have lost.
The Saxons wanted to cement their victory though. They chased the Normans off the hill. Big mistake, for both not riding their horses and coming off the hill. The Normans were on horseback, turned around and as they say, the rest is history. The Bayeux Tapestry tells the story.