October 15th, 2017

A day helping Tina and Chas at The Battle of Hastings re-enactment 2017.

Authors talk about their work.
left to right : John Gwynne,
James Aitcheson
and Alan R. Lancaster.
Battle of Hastings re-enactment 2017.
Gillian gets signed copies of James Aitcheson's trilogy the 'Conquest Series'
Battle of Hastings re-enactment 2017.
Falconry display at the Battle of Hastings re-enactment 2017.
Commemorative stone to mark the spot where King Harold II fell in battle.
Battle Abbey, Battle.
Wood carver at work.
Battle of Hastings re-enactment 2017.
Gillian admires the Battle tapestry in the crypt of Battle Abbey.
Battle of Hastings re-enactment 2017.
Chas Jones explains the archeology of the Fulford battlefield to members
of the public.
Battle of Hastings re-enactment 2017.
Tina Greene in medieval costume at the Battle of Hastings re-enactment 2017.
Children fight it out at the Battle of Hastings re-enactment 2017.
‘1066 - Battle Royal’ performed by the 'Time Will Tell' theatre players at English Heritage’s Battle of Hastings re-enactment event 2017.
Tapestry and book displays in the crypt of Battle Abbey.
English Heritage’s Battle of Hastings re-enactment event 2017.
Large audience for English Heritage’s Battle of Hastings re-enactment event 2017.
The Saxon army move into position at the top of the hill to form the shield wall.
English Heritage’s Battle of Hastings re-enactment event 2017.
The banners fly and the men prepare for battle.
English Heritage’s Battle of Hastings re-enactment event 2017.
Taillefer requests permission to take on the whole of the English army single handed.
English Heritage’s Battle of Hastings re-enactment event 2017.
The Norman army fire volleys of arrows down on the English troops.
English Heritage’s Battle of Hastings re-enactment event 2017.
The Norman army make their way up the hill to confront the English forces.
English Heritage’s Battle of Hastings re-enactment event 2017.
The Norman cavalry prepare to charge.
English Heritage’s Battle of Hastings re-enactment event 2017.
The Saxon bowmen shoot arrow from the safety of the shield wall.
English Heritage’s Battle of Hastings re-enactment event 2017.
The two armies clash.
English Heritage’s Battle of Hastings re-enactment event 2017.
Hand to hand combat.
English Heritage’s Battle of Hastings re-enactment event 2017.
Duke William is unhorsed.
English Heritage’s Battle of Hastings re-enactment event 2017.
The shield wall is finally broken after a feigned retreat by the Norman cavalry.
English Heritage’s Battle of Hastings re-enactment event 2017.
King Harold's brother's, Leofwine and Gyrth, fall on the field at Senlac.
English Heritage’s Battle of Hastings re-enactment event 2017.
King Harold II is killed on the battlefield at Senlac.
English Heritage’s Battle of Hastings re-enactment event 2017.
Edith Swanneck searches for Harold's body.
English Heritage’s Battle of Hastings re-enactment event 2017.
The Norman's are victorious.
English Heritage’s Battle of Hastings re-enactment event 2017.
Duke William of Normandy takes the Fighting Man banner of the fallen King Harold.
English Heritage’s Battle of Hastings re-enactment event 2017.

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