By Andrew Bridgeford
For greater than 900 years the Bayeux Tapestry has preserved considered one 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 respect of William the Conqueror and the triumphant Normans. yet is that this real? In 1066, an excellent piece of historic detective paintings, Andrew Bridgeford finds a truly diversified 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 latest info subversively and ingeniously encoded within the threads, which looks to undermine the Norman perspective whereas offering a mystery story undetected for centuries-an account of the ultimate years of Anglo-Saxon England particularly diverse from the Norman version.
Bridgeford brings alive the turbulent eleventh century in western Europe, an international of bold warrior bishops, court docket dwarfs, ruthless knights, and strong ladies. 1066 bargains readers a unprecedented surprise-a publication that reconsiders a long-accepted masterpiece, and sheds new gentle on a pivotal bankruptcy of English historical past.
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1066: The Hidden History in the Bayeux Tapestry by Andrew Bridgeford