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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Bayeux Tapestry

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Representations in tapestry of events connected with the Norman invasion of England, commencing with Harold's visit to the Norman court, and ending with his death at the battle of Hastings; still preserved in the public library of Bayeux; is so called because originally found there; it is 214 ft. long by 20 in. wide, divided into 72 scenes, and contains a variety of figures. It is a question whose work it was.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Bayeux Tapestry'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/b/bayeux-tapestry.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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