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Give your students hands-on access to illustrated details from the Bayeux Tapestry that have led historians to a new interpretation of the Battle of Hastings. A complete before and after account of Hastings is provided, including the coronation of William the Conqueror. Display the full-color poster of Harold and the comet in class, guide your students along the 46-inch long Bayeux Tapestry depicting “The Great Battle,” and learn about castles, arms and armor. Historian: John Langdon-Davies. The contents of this Jackdaw feature: Broadsheets

  • Normans and Some others
  • Contenders for the Throne
  • Spring and Summer, 1066
  • What Actually Happened October 14, 1066
  • After Hastings
Historical Documents
  • Pages on 1066 from the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle.
  • Harold and the comet of 1066 from the Bayeux Tapestry.
  • The Great Battle: a plan, and details from the Bayeux Tapestry.
  • A charter with the sign manual of William I.
  • The first known painting of the Battle of Hastings.
  • Arms and armor.
  • The Norman castle in pictures.
  • Saxon and Norman architecture.
  • A kite-standard based on Harold’s dragon standard.
Study Guide / Lesson Plan – Reproducible Activities

Price: $69.50



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