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The Battle of Hastings

  1. King Harold II of England
    Harold Godwinson's reign lasted just nine months and nine days, before he lost the crown and his life in the battle of 1066.
  2. William Duke of Normandy
    The illegitimate son of a duke and a tanner's daughter, William came to power aged nine. Through adversity, he grew to be a powerful leader.
  3. History of Battle
    Battle in mainly famous for its Abbey and the great war of 1066 – but there's plenty more to find out about the town itself and its history.
  4. Battle Abbey viewed from Abbey Green
    Visit the site of one of the most famous battles in England's history – the 1066 Battle of Hastings, and discover the fascinating story of events behind that historic date.
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    2. 1 Nov 202413 Feb 2025
    3. 14 Feb 202520 Feb 2025
    4. 21 Feb 202531 Mar 2025
  5. Find out about this remarkable three-metre tapestry at St Mary's Church.
    1066 Country of Origin Original by nature
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