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Bayeux Tapestry

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Bayeux Tapestry

Re-drawing of the Bayeux Tapestry published by the Society of Antiquaries of London.

Author: Charles A. Stothard
Date: 1823
Location: Europe
Format: Book Illustration
Document ID: 101648
Library ID: Private Collection

After the battle of Hastings in 1066, William the Conqueror rewarded his victorious knights by giving them estates and manors, including the Manor of Wakefield and the ancient parish of Halifax. The Manor of Wakefield was given to the Earl of Warenne, who became the first Lord of the Manor.

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