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Offline ArizonaTank

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Battle of Hastings - 950 years
« on: October 13, 2016, 01:25:54 PM »
If you are in England, and you want to see the 950th anniversary of Hastings reenactment, you are out of luck if you don't already have tickets.

http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/

But interestingly, there has been some great discussion around if the traditional site is even the correct location for the battle.  Channel 4's "Time Team" takes up this question in a pretty good discussion of the problem....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhAXPI3ueW0

Regardless, Hastings is a major milestone in the history of the English speaking world.
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Re: Battle of Hastings - 950 years
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2016, 02:02:03 PM »
Dammit, I hate you, ArizonaTank!  I now have to watch not only that YT video you linked, but three more Time Team videos linked along the side as well.  Thank goodness I have a long weekend coming.  :P 

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