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Excellent reference for Normans and Anglo-Saxons - Bayeux Tapestry

Discussion in 'Medieval' started by gerryj199, Feb 17, 2021.

  1. gerryj199 PlanetFigure Supporter

    Just letting those who are interested know that the Bayeux Tapestry is now available online as a reference. It is an ultra-high resolution image that shows every part of the Tapestry in exquisite detail. It's a little awkward to navigate (I think) but a wonderful online resource as it allows you to see right down to the stitching.

    Here's the link if you are interested.


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  2. NeilW A Fixture

    Excellent ref Gerry, thanks (it will replace my 50+ year old book version nicely).

    For mainly later manuscript and monument sources I find this invaluable: Manuscript Miniatures: Home

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  3. gerryj199 PlanetFigure Supporter


    Thanks for the new reference Neil. I'll take a look.

    I have the David Wilson book on the Tapestry from Thames & Hudson. I like this online reference but I'll keep my book too :).
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  4. Nap Moderator

    Hi Guys

    Great links on a fascinating piece of history and incredible to see as well

    I remember a set of stamps being released a long time ago , probably on a anniversary of the battle


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