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Battle Abbey 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Battle Abbey 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

…the great gatehouse. The well-preserved battlefield and the remains of the great memorial abbey are tangible and vivid reminders of the events of 1066. This 1000 piece jigsaw is great challenge for jigsaw lovers and will keep you occupied for hours!Key Features:1000 piece jigsawExclusive to English…

£13.00

I Was There... 1066

I Was There... 1066

I Was There...is a perfect introduction for younger readers into stories from the past allowing children to imagine that they were really there. I Was There...1066 tells the thrilling story of a young page boy at the heart of the Battle of Hastings. Edwin risks everything to infiltrate the Norman…

£4.99

Battle 1066 Wooden Sword

Battle 1066 Wooden Sword

The Battle of Hastings took place on 14th October 1066 during the Norman conquest of England between the Norman-French army of Duke William II of Normandy and the English army under King Harold II.The Battle 1066 wooden sword has been exclusively developed for Battle Abbey to mark this historic…

£12.00

The English Castle: 1066-1650

The English Castle: 1066-1650

…is a riveting architectural study that sets this legion of buildings in historical context tracing their development from the Norman Conquest in 1066 through the civil wars of the 1640s.In this magnificent compellingly written volume which includes over 350 illustrations John Goodall brings to life…

£45.00

Bayeux Tapestry Cushion Cover

Bayeux Tapestry Cushion Cover

…various scenes found on the Bayeux Tapestry.The original dating from the 11th Century depicting the story of the Norman Conquest of England in 1066 measures 230' x 20" of linen made up of eight lengths. Embroidered in two ply wool using stem and outline stitch for contours.…

£35.00

Bayeux Table Runner

Bayeux Table Runner

This fine tapestry Bayeux Table Runner has been faithfully reproduced from various scenes found on the Bayeux Tapestry. Original 11th century. The 230' x 20" of linen is made up of eight lengths. Embroidered in two ply wool using stem and outline stitch for contours. We can distinguish the…

£35.00

Bayeux Door Curtain

Bayeux Door Curtain

A fine woven fully lined door curtain embellished with hanging loops. Reproduced from various scenes found on the Bayeux tapestry. The Bayeux Tapestry was probably commissioned in the 1070s by Bishop Odo of Bayeux half-brother of William the Conqueror. It is over 70 metres long and although it is…

£170.00

Bayeux Saxon Extract Wall Tapestry

Bayeux Saxon Extract Wall Tapestry

Bayeux Saxon Extract wall tapestry inspired by a scene from the original Bayeux Tapestry.Reproduced from various scenes found on the Bayeux tapestry. The Bayeux Tapestry was probably commissioned in the 1070s by Bishop Odo of Bayeux half-brother of William the Conqueror. It is over 70 metres long…

£190.00

Mon St Micheal Bayeux - Tapestry (small)

Mon St Micheal Bayeux - Tapestry (small)

A fine woven wall tapestry reproduced from various scenes found on the Bayeux Tapestry. This scene shows Duke William leading his army against Duke Conan of Brittany who declared war on him. William carrying a mace rides with two knights. The army crosses the river Couesnon between Normandy &…

£130.00

Secrets of the Bayeux Tapestry

Secrets of the Bayeux Tapestry

Ever since it came to attention in the 17th century the world's most famous tapestry has been a source of never-ending speculation. This book highlights the background of its construction and the events of 1066 that it portrays.Key Features:33 pagesPaperbackPublished in 2008

£6.00

Norman Helmet with Aventail

Norman Helmet with Aventail

…that settled in Northern France. Norman comes from the Medieval Latin "Northman/Norseman" meaning Viking. The Normans invaded England in 1066 and defeated the Anglo-Saxons at the Battle of Hastings. The Norman "Nasal" Helmet was based on earlier Viking Helmet designs and could be…

£75.00

King Harold Helmet

King Harold Helmet

Harold II (Harold Godwinson) was the last Anglo-Saxon King of England. He reigned from 6 January 1066 until his death at the Battle of Hastings on 14 October. He was killed fighting the Norman invaders led by William the Conqueror during their conquest of England. His death marked the end of…

£115.00

William the Conqueror and the Battle of Hastings

William the Conqueror and the Battle of Hastings

This revised guide tells the complete story of the Norman Conquest from William's claim to the throne to the impact of the Normans on Britain's culture and landscape. This classic Pitkin Guide includes illustrations from the Bayeux tapestry and a diagram of the armies and their struggles.Key…

£6.00

William the Conqueror: A Ladybird Adventure from History Book

William the Conqueror: A Ladybird Adventure from History Book

William the Conqueror is part of the popular Adventures from History series. First published in 1966 this beautifully illustrated book has been specially re-released to commemorate the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings in 2016.Key Features:56 pagesHardbackFirst published in 1966…

£5.99

Columns of Reign - Kings and Queens of England Chart

Columns of Reign - Kings and Queens of England Chart

…was created by Max Lindemann to mark Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee. It illustrates the comparative length of reigns from William I in 1066 to Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee in 1897.Please note the following corrections to Max Lindemann's inaccurate dating: Henry V died in 1422…

£4.25

Kings and Queens of England 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Kings and Queens of England 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

…Elizabeth II this exclusive 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle depicts the kings and queens of England and their Coat of Arms since 1066 . Exclusive to English Heritage this 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle is great fun to complete educational and makes a great gift.Key…

£13.00

Guidebook: Peveril Castle

Guidebook: Peveril Castle

Peveril Castle is among the most dramatically sited Norman castles in England. Begun soon after 1066 by William Peveril one of William the Conqueror's knights the castle came into royal hands in 1155 and was much strengthened by King Henry II. This guidebook explores the remains of the castle…

£3.50

Guidebook: Battle Abbey and Battlefield

Guidebook: Battle Abbey and Battlefield

The Battle of Hastings 14th October 1066 was the most famous battle fought on English soil and its consequences are still felt after nearly 1000 years. William the Conqueror built Battle Abbey on the exact place where King Harold died and it thrived as a Benedictine abbey for over 400…

£5.00

Bayeux Scroll

Bayeux Scroll

From the Bayeux Tapestry and the story of William the Conqueror and Harold Earl of Wessex leading their armies in the Battle of 1066 this mini scroll wall hanging depicts the final section of the sixth scene of the tapestry where it is believed that the Normans kill King Harold. This scroll replica…

£15.00

Guidebook: Portchester Castle

Guidebook: Portchester Castle

…5th century it was transformed into a Saxon stronghold or burgh to protect this part of the coast from Viking raids.After the Norman Conquest in 1066 a castle was built inside of the Roman walls. It later became a royal residence. Occupied until the 17th century it was converted into a prison during…

£3.50

Norman Belt

Norman Belt

…Normandy which they formed by treaty with the French crown was one of the great fiefs of medieval France. The Normans were a war-like people and in 1066 William Duke of Normandy invaded England and defeated the Anglo Saxons at the Battle of Hastings.The Norman Belt is based on an authentic period…

£35.00

The Time Team Guide To The History Of Britain

The Time Team Guide To The History Of Britain

We all know that the Battle of Hastings was fought in 1066 London's 'one big burning blaze' tore through the capital in 1666 and that Britain declared war on Nazi Germany in 1939 but many of us remember the most important moments in our history by the folk stories which are attached to…

£17.99

Kings & Queens 200 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Kings & Queens 200 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Exclusive to English Heritage this 200 piece jigsaw puzzle has a charming design depicting the kings and queens of England since 1066. The pieces are approximately twice the size of a standard jigsaw piece which makes it ideal for adults and older children. Not only is this jigsaw puzzle great…

£13.00

3 Lobe Viking Sword

3 Lobe Viking Sword

…they were eventually defeated in a series of battles by King Alfred the Great. The last Viking raid on England was defeated by King Harold II in 1066. The Vikings were ferocious warriors and saw death in battle as means to entering the Halls of Valhalla – where they could fight all day and…

£110.00

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