While I knew what the Battle of Hastings 1066 was, the significance of October 14, and how the French won the battle, it was nothing quite like visiting the site itself where it all happened. To see the ruins, to listen to the stories and to walk the battlefield are all moments that shed an additional light to the bitter battle, and bloodshed endured by both the Anglo-Saxons and the French.
In this post, I share a synopsis of the Battle of Hastings 1066 as an easy read and to provide context to the other articles written about the town of Battle and Battle Abbey.
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