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Norman Goblet

Norman Goblet

Drink like a King at a banquet with our Norman Goblet.Designed exclusively for English Heritage this hand crafted goblet is the perfect drinking accessory for history buffs. Traditional hand-painted shields adorn the outside of the cup with an intricate chainmail layer underneath.Key…

£18.00

Norman Tankard

Norman Tankard

Drink like a King at a banquet with our Norman Tankard.Designed exclusively for English Heritage this hand crafted tankard is the perfect drinking accessory for history buffs. Traditional hand-painted shields adorn the outside of the cup with an intricate chainmail layer underneath.Key…

£20.00

Black Prince Dagger

Black Prince Dagger

Edward Prince of Wales popularly known as the Black Prince was an exceptional military leader and his victories over the French at the Battles of Crécy and Poitiers made him very popular during his lifetime. He was one of the founders of the Order of the Garter and in 1348 he became the first…

£65.00

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

Childs Chain Mail Vest

Childs Chain Mail Vest

Fun dress up knights tunic in silver thread with red cross suggests the protective chain mail armour worn in Norman times. (length 60cm chest 40cm). 90% polyester 8% metal and 2% nylon. Not suitable for children under 3yrs.

£11.00

Norman Helmet

Norman Helmet

Made from recycled plastic and hand-crafted in the UK our Norman helmet has been authentically reproduced as a great dressing up accessory.

£15.00

Norman Helmet with Aventail

Norman Helmet with Aventail

The Normans were descended from the Viking raiders 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…

£75.00

Norman Kite Shield

Norman Kite Shield

This black and gold coloured sturdy toy shield is made from recycled plastic with a wooden carry handle.

£13.00

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

I Was There... 1066

I Was There... 1066

…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 pagesPaperbackPublished in 2015

£4.99

The First World War

The First World War

…Pooh got to do with it all? Telling the stories of the battles the aircraft the weapons the soldiers the poets the campaigns and the many heroes Norman Ferguson delves deep into the history of the 'Great War'. Through anecdotes and statistics and drawing on letters speeches and official…

£9.99

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

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

The English Castle: 1066-1650

The English Castle: 1066-1650

…The English Castle 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…

£45.00

Bayeux Tapestry Cushion Cover

Bayeux Tapestry Cushion Cover

…been faithfully reproduced from 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…

£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

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

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

Tunic with chainmail arms

Tunic with chainmail arms

Fun dress up knights tunic with chain mail arms. White cotton body with red felt cross design along with chain mail sleeves suggests the protective armour worn in Norman times.

£12.00

Guidebook: Okehampton Castle

Guidebook: Okehampton Castle

For 500 years after its Norman beginnings Okehampton Castle served as a dramatic symbol of the power of its owners. The impressive castle ruins high on their spur overlooking the valley of the River Okement include extensive remains of the Norman keep; the medieval guest lodgings - some of the most…

£3.00

Guidebook: Totnes Castle

Guidebook: Totnes Castle

Totnes Castle was built in the early years of the Norman Conquest to dominate the Saxon town of Totnes and the crossing over the River Dart. It was almost certainly constructed by Juhel one of William the Conqueror's commanders in the south-west and is a fine example of a…

£3.00

King Harold Helmet

King Harold Helmet

…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 Anglo-Saxon rule over England. Battle Abbey now…

£115.00

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