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The Man Behind the Bayeux Tapestry - a book by Rowley, Trevor

The Man Behind the Bayeux Tapestry

Odo, William the Conqueror's Half-Brother

The Man Behind the Bayeux Tapestry( )
Author: Rowley, Trevor
ISBN:978-0-7524-6025-3
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:History Press Limited, The
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

Odo of Conteville, the younger half-brother of William the Conqueror, was ordained Bishop of Bayeux while still in his teens. A larger than life character, he is best known for commissioning the Bayeaux Tapestry, in which he makes a dashing appearance at the height of the Battle of Hastings. He also played a pivotal role in the planning and implementation of the Conquest of England, after which, as Earl of Kent, he was second only to William in wealth and power.The popular impression...
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Pages:192
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Religious
Biography & Autobiography / General
History / Europe / Great Britain
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.084 x 9.126 x 0.39 Inches
Book Weight:0.704 Pounds

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