1066: The Hidden History of the Bayeux Tapestry
The Bayeux Tapestry was embroidered in the late 11th century. As an artefact, it is priceless, incomparable - nothing of it's delicacy, texture, let alone wit survives from the period. As a pictorial story it is delightful: the first feature-length cartoon. As history it is essential: it represents the moment of Britain's last conquest by a foreign army and celebrates the Norman victory over the blinded Saxon Harold. Or does it ?
What people are saying - Write a review
Review: 1066: The Hidden History in the Bayeux TapestryUser Review - Goodreads
I think that it is a brilliant book, written by a poet, he is a master mind, with an amazing, talented, beautiful modest daughter Read full review
Review: 1066: The Hidden History in the Bayeux TapestryUser Review - Rosann - Goodreads
I found the first 2/3 or so very well written, interesting and well documented, the last 1/3 of the book began to feel more strained and less factual, also harder to follow. Read full review