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I Was There... 1066

I Was There... 1066

…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

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

Guidebook: Ashby de la Zouch & Kirby Muxloe Castles

Guidebook: Ashby de la Zouch & Kirby Muxloe Castles

The castles of Ashby de la Zouch and Kirby Muxloe were built by William Lord Hastings who acquired immense power and wealth in the service of King Edward IV. Muxloe was never finished after Lord Hastings’s murder in 1483. Ashby remained in use as a family seat and the remains of its…

£3.50

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

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

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

Catastrophe

Catastrophe

…plunged into the 20th century's first terrible act of self-immolation- what was then called The Great War. On the eve of its centenary Max Hastings seeks to explain both how the conflict came about and what befell millions of men and women during the first months of strife. He finds the evidence…

£30.00

Pigface Bascinet

Pigface Bascinet

…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 hand crafted in polished steel and brass and has a removable pivoting…

£125.00

Mini Pigface

Mini Pigface

…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 in steel and brass and has a pivoting visor like the original…

£30.00

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

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

Norman Helmet with Aventail

Norman Helmet with Aventail

…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 aventail…

£75.00

The Great War: 1914-1918

The Great War: 1914-1918

The Great War was the first truly global conflict and it changed the course of world history. In this magnum opus critically-acclaimed historian Peter Hart examines the conflict in every arena around the world in a history that combines cutting edge scholarship with vivid and unfamiliar eyewitness…

£8.00

Norman Belt

Norman Belt

The Normans (Northmen) were descended from the Viking conquerors of Northern France and gave the name Normandy to this newly acquired territory. The Duchy of 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…

£35.00

Battle Abbey 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Battle Abbey 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

…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 remains of the original Norman abbey many later monastic buildings survive including the great gatehouse. The well-preserved…

£13.00

Guidebook: Rochester Castle

Guidebook: Rochester Castle

…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 of…

£3.50

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