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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

Mini Pigface

Mini Pigface

…the 14th Century as was worn by both English and French knights at famous battles such as Crecy (1346) and Poitiers (1356). A depiction of this style of bascinet can be seen on the monumental brass of Sir Hugh Hastings in St Mary's Church in Elsing Norfolk.This miniature bascinet is hand crafted…

£30.00

Norman Belt

Norman Belt

…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 design and features enamelled brass fittings bearing heraldic beasts. The Lion and the…

£35.00

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

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

Battle Abbey 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Battle Abbey 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

…and visitors of Battle Abbey this stunning 1000 piece jigsaw shows a wonderful view looking up to the Abbey from the grounds one of England’s most famous battlefields. The buildings of the former abbey stand as a near-contemporary memorial to the Battle of Hastings. Although little…

£13.00

William the Conqueror: A Ladybird Adventure from History Book

William the Conqueror: A Ladybird Adventure from History Book

…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 re-released in 2016

£5.99

I Was There... 1066

I Was There... 1066

…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 army and find out William of Normandy's plans for King Harold. Key Features:128…

£4.99

Norman Helmet with Aventail

Norman Helmet with Aventail

…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 worn over a chainmail coif or with chainmail…

£75.00

King Harold Helmet

King Harold Helmet

…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 Anglo-Saxon rule over England. Battle Abbey now stands on the site where he was killed.…

£115.00

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

Guidebook: Rochester Castle

Guidebook: Rochester Castle

…building strongholds from which to exert their power over the locals – who first built a wooden castle here after their victory at the Battle of Hastings. Between 1087 and 1089 the castle was rebuilt in stone – one of the earliest such buildings in the country – by Gundulf Bishop…

£3.50

Catastrophe

Catastrophe

…of Europe he says that the Kaiser's Germany should be defeated. His narrative of the early battles will astonish those whose images of the war are simply of mud wire trenches and steel helmets. Hastings describes how the French Army marched into action amid virgin rural landscapes in uniforms of…

£30.00

Pigface Bascinet

Pigface Bascinet

…from the 14th Century as was worn by both English and French knights at famous battles such as Crecy (1346) and Poitiers (1356). A depiction of this style of bascinet can be seen on the monumental brass of Sir Hugh Hastings in St Mary's Church in Elsing Norfolk.This Pigface Bascinet replica is…

£125.00

The Great War: 1914-1918

The Great War: 1914-1918

…and ordinary soldiers. He focuses in particular on explaining how technology and tactics developed during the conflict - and determines which battles were crucial to its outcome. Combatants from every corner of Earth joined the fray but their voices are rarely heard together. This is a major…

£8.00

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