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By Andrew Bridgeford

ISBN-10: 0802777422

ISBN-13: 9780802777423

For greater than 900 years the Bayeux Tapestry has preserved one in every of history's maximum dramas: the Norman Conquest of britain, culminating within the loss of life of King Harold on the conflict of Hastings in 1066. Historians have held for hundreds of years that the majestic tapestry trumpets the honor of William the Conqueror and the positive Normans. yet is that this real? In 1066, a super piece of ancient detective paintings, Andrew Bridgeford unearths a really various tale that reinterprets and recasts the main decisive yr in English history.

Reading the tapestry as though it have been a written textual content, Bridgeford discovers a wealth of recent details subversively and ingeniously encoded within the threads, which looks to undermine the Norman standpoint whereas featuring a mystery story undetected for centuries-an account of the ultimate years of Anglo-Saxon England particularly diversified from the Norman version.

Bridgeford brings alive the turbulent eleventh century in western Europe, an international of formidable warrior bishops, court docket dwarfs, ruthless knights, and robust girls. 1066 bargains readers an extraordinary surprise-a ebook that reconsiders a long-accepted masterpiece, and sheds new mild on a pivotal bankruptcy of English heritage.

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