The Bayeux Tapestry - several panels of embroidered art joined together to form one story-telling work - provides a pictorial record of the famous Battle at Hastings. Do the images, from the tapestry, square with the results of modern discoveries at the scene of battle?
Clip from the series Battlefied Detectives (Season 1), episode "Who Got Lucky at Hastings?" Copyright, Acorn Media, all rights reserved. Clip provided here as fair use for educational purposes and to acquaint new viewers with the production.
Originally aired on the History Channel, 4 October 2003 – 19 November 2006.
Clip online, courtesy YouTube.
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