Post-classical history

1066: The Hidden History in the Bayeux Tapestry

1066: The Hidden History in the Bayeux Tapestry

This text presents a new reading of the Bayeux tapestry that radically alters our understanding of the events of 1066 and reveals the astonishing story of early Medieval Europe's greatest treasure.

Chapter 1. In Search of the Bayeux Tapestry

Chapter 2. A Tale of Consequence: The Impact of Conquest

Chapter 3. Sources

Chapter 4. Stitches in Time

Chapter 5. The Strange Journey of Harold Godwinson

Chapter 6. The Fox and the Crow

Chapter 7. The English Decision

Chapter 8. Invasion

Chapter 9. The Battle of Hastings

Chapter 10. English Art and Embroidery

Chapter 11. A Connection with Bishop Odo of Bayeux

Chapter 12. The Bayeux Tapestry and the Babylonian Conquest of the Jews

Chapter 13. The Tanner's Grandsons

Chapter 14. The Scion of Charlemagne

Chapter 15. Count Eustace and the Death of King Harold

Chapter 16. Eustace and the Attack on Dover

Chapter 17. The Downfall of Bishop Odo

Chapter 18. Turold the Dwarf

Chapter 19. The Scandal of Ælfgyva

Chapter 20. Wadard and Vital

Chapter 21. Bayeux Cathedral and the Mystery of Survival

Chapter 22. The Patronage of the Bayeux Tapestry

Notes

Bibliography

Acknowledgements