madder plant

Part 2
 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


Below is a black & white image of the 5 metre tapestry, with the coloured design below that. It has been split into sections to make it easier to display on the web.

The story behind this panel.

Rampaging through Holderness

Part 1  Part 2  Part 3  Part 4  Part 5


Holderness is the fertile, coastal region that forms the East Riding of Yorkshire. The route of the Norse fleet is marked in red - The troops rejoined their longships in the mouth of the river Humber for their journey, on the peak tide, to their base at Riccall.



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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