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"Journey to Normandy"- Scene2:                        Harold and a companion enter the church at Bosham, to pray for a safe voyage. The night before they leave a feast is held in one of Harold's many houses - the manor house at Bosham. Harold boards his ship and sets sail. He is still carrying his hawk.

"Journey to Normandy"- Scene2: Harold and a companion enter the church at Bosham, to pray for a safe voyage. The night before they leave a feast is held in one of Harold's many houses - the manor house at Bosham. Harold boards his ship and sets sail. He is still carrying his hawk.

Bayeux Tapestry. Escena el 1. Eduardo el Confesor envia a Harold el Sajón a comunicar a Guillermo de Normandia su elección como sucesor al trono de Inglaterra. Vid.WIKI

Bayeux Tapestry. Escena el 1. Eduardo el Confesor envia a Harold el Sajón a comunicar a Guillermo de Normandia su elección como sucesor al trono de Inglaterra. Vid.WIKI

King Henry II of England. Plantagenet dynasty. Count of Anjou, Count of Maine, Duke of Normandy, Duke of Aquitaine, Count of Nantes, and Lord of Ireland. (28th great grandfather on mom's side)

King Henry II of England. Plantagenet dynasty. Count of Anjou, Count of Maine, Duke of Normandy, Duke of Aquitaine, Count of Nantes, and Lord of Ireland. (28th great grandfather on mom's side)

Pagan customs: men and women at a meal and in bath, The City of God (The Hague, MMW, 10 A 11, fol. 69v), c. 1475-1480

Pagan customs: men and women at a meal and in bath, The City of God (The Hague, MMW, 10 A 11, fol. 69v), c. 1475-1480

Egerton_ms_3028_f106r BRITISH LIBRARY MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION DIGITISED Attacking a tower with a trebuchet, England, 2nd quarter of the 14th century, Egerton MS 3028, f. 106r -

Egerton_ms_3028_f106r BRITISH LIBRARY MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION DIGITISED Attacking a tower with a trebuchet, England, 2nd quarter of the 14th century, Egerton MS 3028, f. 106r -

Hereford Mappa Mundi - the largest intact Medieval wall map in the world and its ambition is breathtaking – to picture all of human knowledge in a single image. The work of a team of artists, the world it portrays is overflowing with life, featuring Classical and Biblical history, contemporary buildings and events, animals and plants from across the globe, and the infamous ‘monstrous races’ which were believed to inhabit the remotest corners of the Earth.

Hereford Mappa Mundi - the largest intact Medieval wall map in the world and its ambition is breathtaking – to picture all of human knowledge in a single image. The work of a team of artists, the world it portrays is overflowing with life, featuring Classical and Biblical history, contemporary buildings and events, animals and plants from across the globe, and the infamous ‘monstrous races’ which were believed to inhabit the remotest corners of the Earth.

Bayeux Tapestry. I am thankful to have had a great professor for art history.  She spoke with such passion, that you could only feel the same for the art yourself.  This embroidery was the focus of my final project.

Bayeux Tapestry. I am thankful to have had a great professor for art history. She spoke with such passion, that you could only feel the same for the art yourself. This embroidery was the focus of my final project.

On Saturday 23rd June 1509, the eve of their coronation, Henry VIII and his new queen, Catherine of Aragon, processed through London, from the Tower to Westminster. The procession started at 4pm and consisted of the Knights of the Bath dressed in splendid blue gowns followed by Edward Stafford, Duke of Buckingham, who had been made Constable of England for the day and was richly dressed and carrying a silver baton to denote his special office, followed by the King.

On Saturday 23rd June 1509, the eve of their coronation, Henry VIII and his new queen, Catherine of Aragon, processed through London, from the Tower to Westminster. The procession started at 4pm and consisted of the Knights of the Bath dressed in splendid blue gowns followed by Edward Stafford, Duke of Buckingham, who had been made Constable of England for the day and was richly dressed and carrying a silver baton to denote his special office, followed by the King.

From the Medieval Manuscript blog post ' Happy St. Apollonias Day'. Detail of a miniature of the martyrdom of St Apollonia, from the Dunois Hours, France (Paris), c. 1440 – c. 1450.

From the Medieval Manuscript blog post ' Happy St. Apollonias Day'. Detail of a miniature of the martyrdom of St Apollonia, from the Dunois Hours, France (Paris), c. 1440 – c. 1450.

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