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Bayeaux Tapestry Now Online!!!

Think of it as an early graphic novel, replete with action. . .  portents . . . slightly kooky characters. . . a dead (defunctus est) king and the English kingdom in dispute. Duke Harold believes that he is the inheritor of the kingdom...  Meanwhile, across the channel, William, Duke of Normandy, says he is the rightful heir (it's a long, complicated story and, remember, it was the winners who commissioned the tapestry.) William is building a navy . . . Tre...
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