Images of flood on the day of the battle
12 panoramas of the battle site
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I have attempted to tell a remarkable story of some impressive people. As
fiction, an editor would demand the plot was simplified and made more credible.
Hollywood simply could not cope with such a cast of characters or unlikely
sequence of events.
Sadly this is not Hollywood and there is an unhappy ending for all these good
people. I do however, try to end on a happy note in the closing words of the
One question the book does not address is why is so little attention paid to
this important battle of 1066. I hope this book will begin to redress this
There is a site devoted to saving the battlesite: The site has the story of the process that has allowed the site to be designated an access road to a Green Field, flood-plane housing estate. Visiting Fulford Map York
And another website for the Fulford Tapestry that tells the story of the September 1066: This tells the story embroidered into the panels.
There is a blog covering these sites where you can leave questions and make comments.
The author of the content is Chas Jones - firstname.lastname@example.org