The Bayeux Tapestry. Reproduction, translation and history.
Created to allow pupils to study the Norman Conquest in the history classroom, guides pupils through the events of 1066, and then tests their knowledge.
A collection of original and reprinted articles from the author of a novel set in the aftermath of the Battle of Hastings.
Attempts to track Normans and Vikings material on the internet.
Translation of a contemporary account.
Describes this medieval tapestry illustrating the history of William the Conqueror, Harold II, the battle of Hastings and the Norman conquest.
Information about the battlefield near York and the 20 September 1066 battle of Fulford, which preceded Hastings. Includes maps, photographs, and accounts, as well as a description of efforts to preserve the area from development.
Nick Austin examines the primary sources. He is particularly interested in trying to determine exactly where the Normans landed prior to the Battle of Hastings.
History of, and commentary upon the famous tapestry.
Continuing the on-going history of the British Isles, this site looks at the effects and changes brought in by the Norman invasion in AD 1066.