by Mandy Barrow
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The Bayeux Tapestry is a cartoon-type picture story of the Battle of Hastings - The Norman's Invasion of England, in 1066. Through out the following pages you will find out about the famous tapestry and what it tells us about life during the time of the Norman invasion.
The story behind the Bayeux Tapestry (The Norman Invasion) - Who were the Normans? Who were the three claimants to the English thone? Click here to find out
The Battle of Hastings was fought on October 14th 1066. It is the most famous date and the most famous battle in English history.
The Battle of Hastings changed the course of History. It made England a closer part of Europe, and for the next three hundred years, the rulers and the nobility of England spoke French, not English.
The Norman Invasion of England - introduction
Meet the four claimants to the English throne (includes family tree)
Who were the Normans? Houses, clothes, food
Where did William fight Harold for the English Throne?
William becomes King - plus Domesday Book info
The Bayeux Tapestry - introduction
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