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Saints’ day. Edward, also Eduardo, Édouard, Edoardo and Eduard (Ed)

Sketched by embroiderers

By anonymous embroiderers of the 11th century century - King Edward on his throne

By anonymous embroiderers of the 11th century – King Edward on his throne

Edward the Confessor, was among the last Anglo-Saxon kings of England, and usually considered the last king of the House of Wessex, ruling from 1042 to 1066.

The Bayeux Tapestry is an embroidered cloth nearly 70 metres (230 ft) long and 50 centimetres (20 in) tall, which depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England.

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