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By Trevor Rowley

An Archaeological examine of the Bayeux Tapestry presents a distinct second look of this well-known piece of labor during the historic geography and archaeology of the tapestry. Trevor Rowley is the 1st writer to have analysed the tapestry during the landscapes, structures and buildings proven, akin to cities and castles, whereas evaluating them to the landscapes, structures, ruins and earthworks that are noticeable this day. by means of evaluating illustrated extracts from the tapestry to old and modern illustrations, maps and reconstructions Rowley is ready to give you the reader with a distinct visible environment opposed to which they may be able to position the occasions at the tapestry.

This technique permits Rowley to problem a few typically permitted assumptions in regards to the place of a number of scenes within the tapestry, such a lot controversially suggesting that William may well by no means have long past to Hastings in any respect. eventually, Rowley tackles the lacking finish of the tapestry, suggesting the areas and occasions which might were depicted in this element of William’s trip to Westminster.

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