The Bayeux Tapestry

City of Bayeux1070

British Museum

British Museum
London, United Kingdom

The Bayeux Tapestry is an embroidery that tells the story of the Norman Conquest of England in 1066. This scene from the Tapestry shows Earl Harold making a sacred oath before Duke William of Normandy at Bayeux.


  • Title: The Bayeux Tapestry
  • Creator: City of Bayeux
  • Date Created: 1070
  • Physical Dimensions: 6850 cm x 53.6 cm
  • Material: wool on linen cloth
  • Copyright: City of Bayeux

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