Statue of Alfred the Great, Winchester.
Corfe Castle, on the site where Edward the Martyr was killed in 978. He had reigned for only three years and was succeeded by his brother Aethelred.
Winchester, the West Gate.
Shaftesbury, with the Abbey ruins in the foreground.
Bosham, where Harold possessed a hall and from where he set out across the Channel on the journey that resulted in him meeting William, duke of Normandy.
Dover, the scene of the clash which brought to a head the differences between King Edward and Earl Godwin.
York, where two hundred of Tostig’s men were attacked and killed by Northumbrian rebels in 1065.
Vire, which came under Rolf’s authority by about 924.
Falaise, the birthplace of William the Conqueror. The stone towers of the castle were built after his death.
Bishop Odo’s castle at Bayeux; note the elaborate decoration.
Caen, the main ducal stronghold in western Normandy.
Wallingford, looking towards the castle.
The modern town of Hastings, viewed from the height of the castle.
Westminster Abbey, built by Edward the Confessor, was consecrated on 28 December 1065.
Waltham Abbey, Essex, founded by Harold Godwinson.
The mill pond on the Derwent, near the crossing point of the river.
Part of the wall of Pevensey Castle, Sussex, close to where the Norman
Bishop Odo and the Normans eating during the wait on the coast. The scene is rather daringly based on a depiction of the last supper, with Odo taking the place of Christ.
Battle Abbey: the memorial built to mark the spot where Harold was said to have been killed.
The motte of Berkhamsted Castle, the probable site where many of the English submitted to the Conqueror.