Explore the history of the Norman Invasion in 1066

The Battlefield today

View a 360 degree panorama of the battlefield as it is today. (Requires Quicktime)

3-d battlemaps

See a Bird eye view of the battle of Hastings as it unfolded throughout the day.

Clothing

Have you ever wondered what a Norman knight or a Saxon thegn might have looked like? Here you can view 3-D figures from every angle. (Requires Quicktime)

Sounds

In 1066 the world would have sounded very different. Listen to the sounds of Norman French and Saxon English, along with their modern equivalents. (Requires Windows Media Player)

Related reading

Supplement your knowledge of the period with our related reading list.

History of the Norman Conquest

Read our history of the Norman Conquest. Find out about Anglo-Saxon England, The Normans, William the Bastard, King Harold, The Battle of Hastings in 1066, who created the Bayeux Tapestry and why, the legacy of the Norman Conquest and more...

 

Norman Conquest Timeline

Norman Conquest Timeline provides a day-by-day reconstruction of the days between William's landing at Pevensey and his victory at Hastings in 1066.

Encyclopedia

Explore our detailed A-Z Encyclopedia of the Norman invasion of England in 1066.

Links

Links to other websites about the Norman Conquest and the battle of Hastings in 1066.

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