• George Beech
Part of the The New Middle Ages book series (TNMA)


My purpose in this book has been to look into contemporary evidence to see what kind of a case could be made for the Bayeux Tapestry having been commissioned by William the Conqueror for production at Saint-Florent of Saumur. Until now I have done this without taking into account traditional arguments favoring either an English or Norman place of origin.


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  1. 7.
    L. Delisle, Rouleaux des morts du IXe au XVe siècle (Paris: Mme Ve J. Renouard, 1866), 155–62; no. 116, no. 143.Google Scholar
  2. 12.
    G. Owen-Crocker, “The Bayeux Tapestry: Invisible Seams and Visible Boundaries,” Anglo-Saxon England 31 (2002), 257–73 at 260, 261.Google Scholar

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