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Turning Points In History: 1066

AuthorRichard Tames

NarratorJohn Albasiny

Duration42m

CategoriesChildren and Young Adult Non-Fiction and Educational Titles, History

Key StageKS3

PublisherInhouse

VersionUnabridged

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Could Harold have won the Battle of Hastings? Did the Bayeux tapestry record the history of the war or was it merely propaganda?

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