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    The Bayeux Tapestry

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    The 14th of October 1066 began one of history’s most memorable battles to ever be recorded. All thanks to an incredible piece of artwork called The Bayeux Tapestry. The Tapestry tells a story of events leading up to The Battle of Hastings. In such remarkable detail that it 's mostly why the battle is still known so well even today. Its thanks to that very detail that we can better understand the factors that contributed to Harold Godwinsons loss to the Normans. Did a simple mistake cost hime all of England? Could it have been prevented? Or was it as William thought “divine intervention” (Howarth,167). Godwinsons battle at Stamford Bridge on the 30th of September 1066 was the beginning of the end for Harold. Viking King Hardrada accompanied…

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    of the events leading up to and including the Battle of Hastings on October 14, 1066. The story is told from the Norman point of view. There is no English so it is very challenging to confirm or dispute some of the information on the tapestry. It is called the Bayeux Tapestry because it has been kept at Bayeux in France ever since it was made. William's half-brother Odo (Bishop of Bayeux) ordered a tapestry to be made in honor of William's victory at the Battle of Hastings. The Bayeux Tapestry…

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    In this essay I set out the background of the Battle of Hastings and discuss whether three of the criteria of what constitutes a just war were met. Background The Battle of Hastings occurred on the 14th of October, 1066, and was fought between the Normans (French) and the Anglo-Saxons (English) in the south of England. The battle went from dawn until dusk, and consisted of approximately 17, 000 soldiers (10,000 French and 7,000 English). The French also had horses, and so outnumbered the…

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    1066: The Year of the Conquest is a book by David Howarth trying to express the year 1066 through its battles. Specifically, the peace that the battles disrupted and the people involved such as the dukes, kings, earls, nobles, and the commoners. His goal is not to provide facts on what happened, his goal is to show his readers- whether they are scholars or those who enjoy history- the drama that unfolded that year, with as many reliable sources as possible. Howarth describes the year by…

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    The Battle of Hastings The Battle of Hastings was a very memorable event that molded the English culture into what it is today. The battle was actually fought “6.5 miles northwest of Hastings” (Latest History Articles). It started and finished in a rather short period of time, one day. It was also one of the “… longest and most brutal war in English history” (The Battle of Hastings 1066-causes, events & significance). The outcome of the battle resulted in William the Conqueror, a Norman,…

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    The battle of Hastings took place on Senlac Hill which was about 7 miles (eleven kilometres) northwest from Hastings, England. This was close to the present town called Battle in East Sussex. The battle of Hastings commenced on the 14th of October 1066 and took longer than most other battles. But I this case it is said to last from 9am to dusk (5-6pm). In the battle it is thought that William of Normandy had between 7000 troops and 15000 troops and Harold Godwinson had between 3000 and 5000…

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    Richmond not Richard. Besides just Richard, many smaller characters such as James Tyrrel are masterless. In addition, Hasting became a huge threat to Richard because he is, as well as Richard,…

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    William win the battle of Hastings? The battle of Hastings was fought on the 14th October 1066 where the war and conflict occurred. There was a debate on who shall be the next king of England after King Edward the confessor died. At the time Edward the confessor had no children to inherit the throne, claiming three men to become king. This essay will decide why William won the battle by looking at the three following factors: preparation, luck and leadership/ skills. There were three rivals that…

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    Reed Hastings Impact on the Media Industry Netflix is the largest internet steaming network with over 83 million members and serving in over 190 countries (Netflix). Started in 1997, Netflix continued to see rapid success under its co-founder and CEO Reed Hastings. Hastings helped Netflix transcend the media industry. One way this was done was through its company culture, focusing on providing autonomy to its employees. Another component of Hastings achievements is being an innovator in the…

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    movie, Netflix has come a long way. It has become a cultural phenomenon, even going as far as becoming a verb commonly used amongst it younger user base. Operating in an industry that was dominated by giants such as Blockbuster and Walmart, this startup company was able to be successful largely due to how it was able to create and uphold a corporate culture unlike any other. Technological advancements continually change the way a company operates and its ability to adapt and remain at the…

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