1066: The Hidden History of the Bayeux Tapestry

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Fourth Estate, Jan 1, 2004 - Bayeux tapestry - 354 pages
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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 ?

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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

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User 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

About the author (2004)

Andrew Bridgeford is a lawyer and a historian. He lives on the Isle of Jersey in the United Kingdom.

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