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William I'the Conqueror', King of England, Duke of Normandy

William I'the Conqueror', King of England, Duke of Normandy

Male 1024 - 1087  (62 years)

 

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Site of Battle Abbey Church of St. Martin's

Only the site of the original Battle Abbey Church of St. Martin's exists.

Where its High Altar once stood, there is a commemorative stone which reads:



The traditional site of

the High Altar of Battle Abbey

founded to commemorate

the victory of Duke William

on 14 October 1066

The High Altar was placed to mark

the spot where King Harold died



Courtesy of English Heritage


Owner/SourceAdrian Oates
File nameBattle Abbey.jpg
File Size688.95k
Dimensions3072 x 2304
Linked toBattle Abbey Church of St. Martin's, Battle, Hastings, East Sussex, England; William I'the Conqueror', King of England, Duke of Normandy (History); Harold II Godwineson, King of England, Earl of Wessex