There’s more to see...
Sign up to discover and save different things to try in 2015.
Visit Site
  • Carolyn Soehardi

    Halley's Comet on the Bayeux Tapestry. It was seen by some as an ill omen for King Harold of England, who was then defeated by French. invaders. ©Mona Evans "Halley's Comet" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art44795.asp

  • The Assistant's Assistant

    A section of the Bayeux tapestry featuring Halley's comet

Related Pins

The Bayeux Tapestry gets an ending. Kate Russell with the Alderney Bayeux Tapestry

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.

They really did a great job trying to show the chaos of the fight. Though the headless horse on the left does crack me up.

Bayeux Tapestry depicting William the Conqueror after his victory at Battle of Hastings forever changing English history.

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.

Robert ("Rotbert"), Count of Mortain and Kyle's 32nd Great Grandfather (right) sits at the left hand of his half brother, William Duke of Normandy, MY 30th Grandfather. This means, yes... me and Kyle are related. But it's been 1000 years so that's ok, right?

  • Patti Elliott Di Loreto

    I'd say that's okay, ha! I found my husband and I are 8th cousins, which is fun to joke about! I agree with you - your "Little Bitty" is most definitely a ROYAL POWERHOUSE!

Coronation April 3rd 1043. Edward the Confessor was crowned King of England at Winchester Cathedral, the last king of the House of Wessex.He has traditionally been seen as unworldly and pious, and his reign as notable for the disintegration of royal power in England and the advance in power of the Godwin family.

Halley’s Comet, as seen by the European Giotto probe. Credit: Halley Multicolor Camera Team, Giotto Project, ESA