The Bayeux Tapestry: The Norman Conquest 1066

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Title: The Bayeux Tapestry: The Norman Conquest 1066

Author: Josephine Filmer-Sankey, Norman Denny

Publication year: 1984

Publisher: Harper UK

Pages: 72

Keywords/ISBN: 0001950584

Book category: European American, Tapestry

Describes the events of the Norman Conquest of England in 1066 as recorded in the Bayeux Tapestry. A scene from the Bayeux Tapestry depicting Odo, Bishop of Bayeux, rallying Duke William’s troops during the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The Bayeux Tapestry is an embroidered tapestry which depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England concerning William, Duke of Normandy, and Harold, Earl of Wessex, later King of England, and culminating in the Battle of Hastings. It tells the story from the point of view of the conquering Normans.

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