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The Bayeux Tapestry (from 1070) 230ft long depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England. (This panel shows the death of Harold the English King.) It is one of the most important historical 'diaries'. Musée de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, France

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.

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.

William the Conqueror, Bayeux Tapestry. A transition from Old English to Middle English began with the Norman Conquest of 1066. William the Conqueror (Duke of Normandy and, later, William I of England) invaded the island of Britain from his home base in northern France, and overthrew the Anglo-Saxon rulership of the island nation.

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 imaged by the Giotto probe in 1986. Halley's Comet has been swinging close by Earth every 75 years or so for at least the last 2200 years. It is about 15 km across and loses about 6 meters of icy material from its surface with each sunward encounter. How long would it take for Halley's Comet to be no more?

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