Bayeux tapestry

Collection by Kathleen Rogan


Norman archer, Bayeux Tapestry, c1070s, (1870). Artist: Unknown # 1217929

View preview image #1217929 - Norman archer, Bayeux Tapestry, c1070s, (1870). A wood engraving from The Arts of the Middle Ages and at the Period of the Renaissance, by Paul Lacroix, (London, 1870).

Duke William's ships - French tapestry wallhanging

Duke William's Ships carry his army from Normandy to England in 1066 in this scene from the Bayeux Tapestry. This French tapestry wallhanging is woven in 80% cotton and lined, with a rod pocket for easy hanging. We supply instructions for the care and hanging of tapestries with each order. Duke William's Ships is also available without the blue border. Today's reproductions of The Bayeux Tapestry are woven by several French and Belgian companies. Those listed below match the above tapestry…

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Weekend Reading: The Making of the Bayeux Tapestry

When it comes to historical pieces of embroidery – large historical pieces of embroidery, especially – it would be difficult to conceive of one that is more widely known than the Bayeux Tapestry. I like the Bayeux Tapestry. I like the history of the era. It’s a subject that always holds me fascinated. So when ...

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The tapestry's last full panel shows The Day Of The Doctor, but hints of the Christmas special appear as well.

Artist Bill Mudron's "Baywheaux Tapestry" is the the most beautiful, intricate 50th Anniversary art so far.

Thoughts on the appearance of Edward the Confessor

There are, of course, no pictures or sculptures that portray Edward accurately. Those that were done were stylized portraits that seldom have resemblance to the man it portrays, such as this pictu…

The Bayeux Tapestry - all of it, from start to finish

A complete guide to the story as depicted on the famous Bayeux Tapestry. There is a lot more to it than just the Battle of Hastings. Support me on Patreon: h...


Woodcutters fell trees for building ships. Detail of the Bayeux Tapestry – 11th century; by special permission of the City of Bayeux


One zone that's finished : the lion. I just love the way Middle Ages people figured out 'exotic animals'.

Pictures of the Bayeux Tapestry - Image gallery - - Images | Funkystock Picture & Image Library Resource

Pictures & images of the Bayeux Tapestry, Bayeux, France. The most famous tapestry in the world if the Bayeux Tapestry, a historical record created in the 11th century as a piece of Norman propaganda to justify why Duke William of Normandy had the right to seize the English throne from King Harold. It is generally agreed that the Bayeux Tapestry was made in England by and Anglo-Saxon worksop and was commissioned by Bishop Odon of Bayeux, the half brother of William the Conqueror. The…

Bayeux Tapestry cavalry - Battle of Hastings tapestries

Bayeux Tapestry cavalry is woven in one size: 29″x27″ US$160. See tapestry description below. To order: select quantity and click on the red button to enter the securely encrypted shopping cart (as secure as online banking). You can pay using Visa, Mastercard or PayPal, and then we’ll confirm receipt of your order.