The Conquest

The Bayeux Tapestry and the Conquest of England

The Year is 1066.

William, Duke of Normandy, lands on the English coast to claim the throne. The resulting battle between him and King Harold, as well as what occurred before, is told in the Bayeux Tapestry.


Tapestry

See the entire Bayeux Tapestry with commentary.


History

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Sources

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