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Andrew Bridgeford's 1066: The Hidden History in the Bayeux Tapestry PDF

By Andrew Bridgeford

ISBN-10: 0802777422

ISBN-13: 9780802777423

For greater than 900 years the Bayeux Tapestry has preserved one in every of history's maximum dramas: the Norman Conquest of britain, culminating within the demise of King Harold on the conflict of Hastings in 1066. Historians have held for hundreds of years that the majestic tapestry trumpets the respect of William the Conqueror and the triumphant Normans. yet is that this actual? In 1066, a super piece of old detective paintings, Andrew Bridgeford finds a truly varied tale that reinterprets and recasts the main decisive yr in English history.

Reading the tapestry as though it have been a written textual content, Bridgeford discovers a wealth of latest details subversively and ingeniously encoded within the threads, which seems to undermine the Norman standpoint whereas offering a mystery story undetected for centuries-an account of the ultimate years of Anglo-Saxon England rather assorted from the Norman version.

Bridgeford brings alive the turbulent eleventh century in western Europe, an international of bold warrior bishops, court docket dwarfs, ruthless knights, and strong girls. 1066 deals readers an extraordinary surprise-a ebook that reconsiders a long-accepted masterpiece, and sheds new gentle on a pivotal bankruptcy of English historical past.

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734 are far greater than would be expected on the basis of these purely statistical considerations. xy z Because of the size and variability of death rates in the residual, their strong negative relationship with cardiovascular rates becomes of major interpretive concern and bears further elaboration. 5 Average death rates from cardiovascular diseases in female populations classified according to death rates from "all causes" and "all other and unknown causes" Death rates (per 1,000) from "all other and unknown causes" <1 1 — 1 999 2-3-499 3-5 + All Death rate (per 1,000) from "all causes" 8-10-999 11-13-999 14 + a <8 All 3-56 (26) 2-90 (13) 215 (2) — 4-52 (8) 409 (23) 3 08 (17) 2-92 (1) 4-84 (5) 3-48 (19) 2-31 (9) 4-60 (1) 4-65 (6) 3-53 (35) 3-79 (34) 3-82 (42) 3-42 (44) 3-27 (45) 3-28 (41) 3-79 (49) 3-37 (33) 3-72 (42) 3-56 (165) N u m b e r of populations in parentheses.

Almost all of the excess in violent mortality in these countries occurred late in the nineteenth or early in the twentieth centuries or is currently due to automobile accidents. N o r t h e r n and Western E u r o p e exhibit high death rates a m o n g females from respiratory tuberculosis (led by N o r w a y in 1910 and 1920) and a m o n g males from influenza/pneumonia/bronchitis (led by England and Wales in the postwar period). A climatic explanation seems plausible in the case of influenza/pneumonia/bronchitis, on the basis of the observed seasonal incidence of death from the diseases and the effect of severe winters ( T r o m p , 1963, p p .

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