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What happened to the #Battle1066 characters?

King Harold and Duke William of Normandy illustrations
Posted:
11 November 2016
Posted By:
Christian Bace
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Throughout 2016, we've been posting from eight different Twitter channels, each representing different areas of medieval society. You can look back on the action by searching for #Battle1066, or read a month-by-month round up starting here in January. Some of our characters met their fate on 14th...

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March into 1066: Week One

1066 re-enactors travelling on horseback
Posted:
30 September 2016
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English Heritage
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Last Sunday, a group of intrepid 1066 re-enactors left Clifford’s Tower in York to embark on an epic 300 mile journey inspired by the one taken by King Harold to the Battle of Hastings, 950 years ago. Over the last week, they have steadfastly marched south out of Yorkshire and across Lincoln...

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Hadrian’s Wall Live Podcast

Final battle from Hadrian's Wall Live 2016
Posted:
19 September 2016
Posted By:
Clare Wilson
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Your Stories

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Thank you to everyone who came to Hadrian's Wall Live this year on Sat 3 & Sun 4 September. We had a great weekend of live Roman action and we hope you did too. You can relive the action (or discover what happened) by listening to our podcast of the event here...

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Behind the scenes of ITV’s Victoria with David Oakes

David Oakes as Prince Ernest
Posted:
9 September 2016
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English Heritage
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David Oakes is a British actor who plays Prince Ernest (Prince Albert’s brother) in the new ITV drama Victoria. David is no stranger to playing historical characters, having previously starred in The White Queen and The Living and the Dead. He gave us some insight into his experiences filming the ...

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