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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

Guidebook: Tilbury Fort

Guidebook: Tilbury Fort

Tilbury Fort was built in the late 17th century to prevent hostile ships from sailing up the Thames and is one of the finest surviving examples of a low-profiled artillery fort in the country. There had been an earlier fort at Tilbury in Tudor times and it was near here that Elizabeth I gave her…

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La Belle Dame - Tapestry

La Belle Dame - Tapestry

…with minor differences between them. The original was written by Keats in 1819 although the title is that of a fifteenth century poem by Alain Chartier. "She took me to her elfin grot and there she gaz'd and sighed deep And there I shut her wild sad eyes So kiss'd to sleep".Please…

£120.00

King Harold Helmet

King Harold Helmet

…in 1954 has led some to believe that this is where his body was laid to rest. There are very few surviving helmets from this period.The King Harold Helmet is based on that of another king's helmet of this era - that of King Wenceslas I of Bohemia currently on display in Prague Castle. The King…

£115.00

Guidebook: Rochester Castle

Guidebook: Rochester Castle

…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 Rochester and in 1127 the present keep was erected under Henry I son of William the Conqueror.Rochester Castle has endured the…

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