|THE INVASION AND BACKGROUND INFORMATION||THE LEADERS||THE BAYEUX TAPESTRY|
THE INVASION AND BACKGROUND INFORMATION:
The Anglo-Saxon Invasion of Britain : Site deals with the when, how and why the Germanic tribes came into the crumbling Roman Empire. WELL WORTH VISITING.
Conquest & Resistance : A fascinating new article by Geoff Boxell on the events leading up to the Norman Conquest and the vigourous Saxon resistance following the Battle of Hastings. Quite interesting reading.
Resources for the Anglo-Saxon World
Anglo-Saxon England : Gives good background information.
Anglorum - Anglo-Saxon, Viking, Norman and British Living History 950-1066AD
OF THE NORMAN INVASION : Very detailed and extensive information.
of Hastings : Lots of good information.
of Hastings Homepage : A fun page relating to a re-enactment
of the Battle of Hastings, including links to pictures from a reconstruction.
Battle of Hastings , The
Battle , and The
Battle of Hastings 1066
Impact of the Norman Conquest
EDWARD THE CONFESSOR:
Edward The Confessor : The man who started it all.
Edward III, the Confessor
Saint Edward, King & Confessor
St. Edward the Confessor Biography
WILLIAM, DUKE OF NORMANDY:
I "The Conqueror"
of William the Conqueror
I : Encarta Encyclopedia
William the Conqueror : A humerous bit of information on his death.
Companions of the Conqueror : Lecture given in 1944 by Geoffrey White, the authority on who really came with William the Conqueror in 1066.
HAROLD II GODWINSON:
Harold II -- Encarta Encyclopedia Article
Kingmakers - The Story of the House of Godwin : Fantastic information on Harold and his family.
THE BAYEUX TAPESTRY:
VERSIONS OF THE BATTLE OF HASTINGS : Extensive information on
the Bayeux Tapestry.
Bayeux Tapestry (Close-ups) : A site where you can point and click on the images to view them up-close and personal.
Guide to the Bayeux Tapestry