William’s death | The Normans
On his deathbed, William confessed to his sins and his regrets towards how he treated the English people. After he died, panic and chaos ensued amongst his cohort.Tweet
Hastings | War Walks
Professor Richard Holmes walks and rides over the Hastings battlefield that marks a turning point in British history, handling the weapons and equipment of the period and becoming a Norman knight to reveal just how close William the Conqueror came to defeat.
Castles | Mysteries of the Bayeux Tapestry
The Tapestry also reveals a new type of a castle being built by the Normans, ones that are raised for strategic military advantage.