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St Paul's C of E Primary School

Heathside Grove

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Week 6

LO: To know that the Bayeux Tapestry shows the Battle of Hastings .


The Bayeux Tapestry gives an account of the Norman invasion of England and the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The tapestry is wool embroidered on linen. It is 70 metres long and 50 centimetres high. No one is exactly sure who made it although most historians agree it was made in England in the 11th century. The Anglo-Saxons were skilled in textile crafts and the Bayeux Tapestry which was made in typical Anglo-Saxon style.



Follow these instructions to create your own Bayeux Tapestry-themed artwork.