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The Bayeux Tapestry - (One long continuous panel. Displayed here in sections) - Anglo-Saxon/Norman - 11th century

Duke William Ship, Bayeux tapestry. Depicts the events leading up to the Battle of Hastings (1066) when Duke William of Normandy was victorious over King Harold of Saxon, England. Here, the cavalry embark for England.

New research has identified the man who designed the Bayeux Tapestry, one of the most important artworks of the Middle Ages. Historian Howard B. Clarke believes that this was Scolland, the abbot of St.Augustine’s monastery in Canterbury, and that it was made around the year 1075.

William Embarks. Depicts the events leading up to the Battle of Hastings (1066) when Duke William of Normandy was victorious over King Harold of Saxon, England.

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Bayeux Tapestry; an embroidered cloth depicting events of the Norman conquest of England, culminating with the Battle of Hastings in 1066.

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