Medieval London

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The funeral procession taking the body of King Edward the Confessor (d. 1066) to Westminster Abbey, as depicted in the Bayeux Tapestry. The Latin inscription at the top says: Hic portatur corpus Edwardi regis ad ecclesiam sancti Petri ('here is…

This picture from the English Heritage Society shows a blacksmith, Hector Cole MBE, forging a spearhead similar to what would have been used during the Norman Conquest of England in 1066. In the video, he explains how the center of the spear is made…
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