To better understand what happened, leading up to (and during) the famous battle of 1066, one needs to examine where the soldiers fought. The area today is different from the way it appeared in the 11th century.
In this clip, see how scholars, using modern technology, have uncovered information about a battle which changed the course of Britain's history.
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.