Bayeux tapestry


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Bayeux tapestry

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(Art Terms) an 11th- or 12th-century embroidery in Bayeux, nearly 70.5 m (231 ft) long by 50 cm (20 inches) high, depicting the Norman conquest of England
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Around 30 North East artists have donated examples of their work, including a 6ft-long section of the Bayeux Tapestry in ceramic tiles by County Durham-based Liz Maynard.
FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron last month set off public relations fireworks with his pledge to loan the Bayeux Tapestry to the UK.
Around 30 North East artists have donated examples of their work, including a 6ft long section of the Bayeux Tapestry in ceramic tiles by County Durham-based Liz Maynard.
So when President Macron offered to loan us the Bayeux Tapestry to "smooth over any Brexit tension", didn't anyone think he might really have been needling?
COVENTRY is bidding to bring the Bayeux Tapestry to the city after it was announced the 950-year-old artwork would leave France for the first time.
Sure, go see the Bayeux Tapestry, your call, but personally I am too smart to be taken in by the lies of mainstream embroidery" - A post on Twitter from a user called "Joe"
But at least the two did heal another long-standing family rift - this one going back to 1066 and the Battle of Hastings - by agreeing to bring the Bayeux Tapestry to Britain for the first time.
Prime Minister Theresa May said: Our shared history is reflected in the loan of the Bayeux Tapestry to the UK in 2022, the first time it will be on British soil in more than 900 years.
Ahead of his meeting with Theresa May Thursday, the French president "played a blinder" as one UK newspaper put it, by offering to allow the Bayeux Tapestry to be displayed in Britain.
5million the Tory Government agreed to spend to keep the border the other side of the Channel in Calais revealed a weak hand even the loan of the Bayeux Tapestry fails to hide.
But after a choreographed drumbeat of new agreements to be signed at what aides said was the 35th Anglo-French summit, the overtures, including the loan of the 11th century Bayeux Tapestry, fell flat in Britain's eurosceptic media.
also expected to announce the loan of the Bayeux Tapestry for display