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Visiting the site

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Images of flood on the day of the battle

12 panoramas of the battle site

 

The Fulford Tapestry

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History is...

  • ...more or less bunkHenry Ford
  • ...a fable agreed upon. Napoleon Bonaparte
  • ...but the glorification of murderers and robbers. Karl Poper
  • ...an endless repetition of the wrong way of living. Lawrence Durrell
  • ...little more than a register of crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind. Edward Gibbons

Other quotes propose that a country is lucky if it has a boring history! Is boring, best?

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. G B Shaw

and what about Historians? Well...

It is said that though God cannot alter the past, historians can. Perhaps that is why it can be useful for Him to tolerate their existence.  Samuel Butler

Ignorance is the first requisite of the historian - ignorance which simplifies and clarifies, which select and omits. Lytton Strachey

and how long is history?

 

 

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 Charles Jones - fulfordthing@gmail.com

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