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The Bayeux Tapestry · 1055 dagen geleden by Ad van den Ende

The Bayeux Tapestry is an embroidered cloth nearly 70 metres long and 50 centimetres tall, which depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England in the Battle of Hastings (1066).

According to Sylvette Lemagnen, conservator of the tapestry,
“The Bayeux tapestry is one of the supreme achievements of the Norman Romanesque … Its survival almost intact over nine centuries is little short of miraculous … Its exceptional length, the harmony and freshness of its colors, its exquisite workmanship, and the genius of its guiding spirit combine to make it endlessly fascinating.”

Duke Harold on the way to duke William

Arrival of Duke Harold

Preparation of the Campaign

Arrival in England

Preparation of the Battle

The Battle

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