madder plant

Further reading
 Recording the events of September 1066
raven sketch

Find out about the battle of Fulford



The battle of Fulford website


Panel 1 - Scarborough


  Panel 2 - Rampage through Holderness


  Panel 3 - Preparing for battle


Panel 4 -Confrontation


Panel 5 - Outflanking at the ford  


Panel 6 - King Harald enters York

Visiting Fulford

Map York

Further reading

The Bayeux Tapestry David Wilson 0500251223 Thames and Hudson 1985

The Bayeux Tapestry Charles Gibbs-Smith Phaidon Press 1973

The Mystery of the Bayeux Tapestry David Bernstein Book Club Associates 1986

1066 The Hidden History of the Bayeux Tapestry Andrew Bridgeford 184115041X Harper Collins 2004

The Bayeux  Tapestry - New Approaches Ed Michael Lewis, Galer Owen-Crocker, Dan Terkla: Oxbox 9781842179765 2010

Set of papers presented at the British Museum conference in 2008

The Bayeux Tapestry: Embroidering the facts of history Ed Pierre Bouet, Brian Levy, Francois Neveux 2841332136 Presses Universitaires de Caen 2004

Proceedings of Cerisy Colloquium 1999

The Bayeux tapestry embroiderers story: Jan Messent 0951634852 Madera Threads 1990

Incisive practical guide including a reconstruction of the missing last panel



Read about the battle that inspired the tapestry

Panel 1 from the coloured design

The author of the content is Charles Jones -

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launched May 2012

last updated Dec 2012

Panel 6 from the original sketch

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