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* ''Film/BedknobsAndBroomsticks'': The opening's art style is clearly based on the tapestry and depicts many things happening in the film, from Eglantine Price flying on a broom to ''[[UsefulNotes/NazisWithGnarlyWeapons Wehrmacht soldiers]]'' landing in England from a submarine.

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* ''Film/BedknobsAndBroomsticks'': The opening's art style is clearly based on the tapestry and depicts many a number of things happening in the film, from witch-in-training Eglantine Price flying on a broom to ''[[UsefulNotes/NazisWithGnarlyWeapons [[UsefulNotes/NazisWithGnarlyWeapons Wehrmacht soldiers]]'' soldiers]] landing in England from a submarine.

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* Paul Kidby's illustrations for Creator/TerryPratchett's ''Literature/TheLastHero'' include a few panels done as a deft pastiche of the Bayeux Tapestry, just to create a proper old-timey legendary hero effect.


It depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England and concerns William, [[UsefulNotes/TheHouseOfNormandy Duke of Normandy]], and Harold Godwinson, Earl of Wessex, later King of England as Harold II, and culminates in the conquest itself and the battle of Hastings on October 14, 1066. It was made within a few years after the battle and ended up named after Bayeux, the French city it was kept in the cathedral of for centuries, but it is now agreed to have been made in England.

The events the tapestry depicts are told solely from the Norman perspective (as it was commissioned by Norman bishop Odo of Bayeux), and numerous minor amendments from restoration have been made, possibly altering the original appearance/context of some scenes. The end section is missing, it could have contained the coronation of William the Conqueror on December 25th, 1066. The tapestry is still preserved in Bayeux, in a large museum that's entirely dedicated to it.

Effectively a vast medieval {{comic|books}}s, the tapestry tells the events in a sprawling, colourful, Latin-annotated pictorial form, and remains one of the most important iconographic sources for Western Europe in the 11th century. Its unique nature and striking visuals have [[ArtImitatesArt inspired many opening credits]] for depictions of Middle Ages in popular culture, though almost always {{anachronis|m Stew}}tically so considering the scarcity of modern works that are actually set in the late 11th century.

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It depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England and concerns William, [[UsefulNotes/TheHouseOfNormandy Duke of Normandy]], Normandy]] and Harold Godwinson, Earl of Wessex, later King of England as Harold II, and culminates in the conquest itself and the battle of Hastings on October 14, 1066. It was made within a few years after the battle and ended up named after Bayeux, the French city it was kept in the cathedral of for centuries, but it is now agreed to have been made in England.

The events the tapestry depicts are told solely from the Norman perspective (as it was commissioned by Norman bishop Odo of Bayeux), and numerous minor amendments from restoration have been made, made during restoration, possibly altering the original appearance/context of some scenes. The end section is missing, missing; it could have contained the coronation of William the Conqueror on December 25th, 1066. The tapestry is still preserved in Bayeux, in a large museum that's entirely dedicated to it.

Effectively a vast medieval {{comic|books}}s, {{comic|books}}, the tapestry tells the events in a sprawling, colourful, Latin-annotated pictorial form, and remains one of the most important iconographic sources for Western Europe in the 11th century. Its unique nature and striking visuals have [[ArtImitatesArt inspired many opening credits]] for depictions of Middle Ages in popular culture, though almost always {{anachronis|m Stew}}tically so considering the scarcity of modern works that are actually set in the late 11th century.


* ''Film/ElCid'': Jimena (Creator/SophiaLoren) is seen embroidering something that looks very much like a Bayeux Tapestry panel. It's unlikely that she would imitate Norman embroidery artists, but the time period fits (roughly 30 years after 1066).

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* ''Film/ElCid'': Jimena (Creator/SophiaLoren) is seen embroidering something that looks very much like a Bayeux Tapestry panel. It's unlikely that she would imitate Norman embroidery artists, but the time period kind of fits (roughly 30 years after 1066).


* MoeGreeneSpecial: The tapestry depicts King Harold as going out like this, as a figure is shown apparently with an arrow in their eye, with the caption ''Harold rex interfectus est'' (King Harold is killed). Of course, since the tapestry is believed to be an abstract retelling, it's possibly he didn't actually die this way, and needle marks suggest the arrow may have been something else before someone modified it.

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* MoeGreeneSpecial: The tapestry depicts King Harold as going out like this, as a figure is shown apparently with an arrow in their eye, with the caption ''Harold rex interfectus est'' (King Harold is killed). Of course, since the tapestry is believed to be an abstract retelling, it's possibly possible he didn't actually die this way, and needle marks suggest the arrow may have been something else before someone modified it.


* ''The Song of Roland'' (1978 film starring Creator/KlausKinski): The opening features several panels of the tapestry for no other reason than having the piece look and feel "medieval".

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* ''The Song of Roland'' (1978 film starring Creator/KlausKinski): The opening features several panels of the tapestry for no other reason than having the piece film look and feel "medieval".


The Bayeux Tapestry (French: ''La Tapisserie de Bayeux''), also known as "Telle du Conquest" and "Embroidery of Queen Mathilde", is an embroidered strip of cloth that's nearly 70 meters (230 ft) long and 50 centimetres (20 in) tall and dates back to the second half of the 11th century, right at the turn between the [[TheLowMiddleAges Low]] and [[TheHighMiddleAges High]] [[TheMiddleAges Middle Ages]]. It can be watched [[http://precinemahistory.net/bayeux.htm here]] in its entirety.

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The Bayeux Tapestry (French: ''La Tapisserie de Bayeux''), also known as "Telle du Conquest" and "Embroidery of Queen Mathilde", is an embroidered strip of cloth that's nearly 70 meters (230 ft) long and 50 centimetres (20 in) tall and dates back to the second half of the 11th century, right at the turn between the [[TheLowMiddleAges Low]] and [[TheHighMiddleAges High]] [[TheMiddleAges Middle Ages]]. It can be watched seen [[http://precinemahistory.net/bayeux.htm here]] in its entirety.


The events the tapestry depicts are told solely from the Norman perspective (as it was commissioned by Norman bishop Odo of Bayeux), and numerous minor amendments from restoration have been made, possibly altering the original appearance/context of some scenes. The end section is missing, it could have contained the coronation of William the Conqueror on December 25th, 1066. The tapestry is still preserved in Bayeux, in a museum that's entirely dedicated to it.

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The events the tapestry depicts are told solely from the Norman perspective (as it was commissioned by Norman bishop Odo of Bayeux), and numerous minor amendments from restoration have been made, possibly altering the original appearance/context of some scenes. The end section is missing, it could have contained the coronation of William the Conqueror on December 25th, 1066. The tapestry is still preserved in Bayeux, in a large museum that's entirely dedicated to it.


Effectively a vast medieval {{comic|books}}s, the tapestry tells the events in a sprawling, colourful, Latin-annotated pictorial form, and remains one of the most important iconographic sources for Western Europe in the 11th century. Its unique nature and striking visuals have [[ArtImitatesArt inspired many opening credits]] for depictions of Middle Ages in popular culture, though almost always {{anachronis|m Stew}}tically so considering the scarcity of modern works that are actually set in the late 12th century.

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Effectively a vast medieval {{comic|books}}s, the tapestry tells the events in a sprawling, colourful, Latin-annotated pictorial form, and remains one of the most important iconographic sources for Western Europe in the 11th century. Its unique nature and striking visuals have [[ArtImitatesArt inspired many opening credits]] for depictions of Middle Ages in popular culture, though almost always {{anachronis|m Stew}}tically so considering the scarcity of modern works that are actually set in the late 12th 11th century.


Effectively a vast medieval {{comic|books}}s, the tapestry tells the events in a sprawling, colourful, Latin-annotated pictorial form, and remains one of the most important iconographic sources for Western Europe in the 11th century. Its unique nature and striking visuals have [[ArtImitatesArt inspired many opening credits]] for depictions of Middle Ages in popular culture, though very often {{anachronis|m Stew}}tically so.

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Effectively a vast medieval {{comic|books}}s, the tapestry tells the events in a sprawling, colourful, Latin-annotated pictorial form, and remains one of the most important iconographic sources for Western Europe in the 11th century. Its unique nature and striking visuals have [[ArtImitatesArt inspired many opening credits]] for depictions of Middle Ages in popular culture, though very often almost always {{anachronis|m Stew}}tically so.so considering the scarcity of modern works that are actually set in the late 12th century.


* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': A whole segment of the episode [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS19E10EPluribusWiggum "E Pluribus Wiggum"]] was made in the style of the tapestry.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': A whole segment The couch gag of the episode [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS19E10EPluribusWiggum "E Pluribus Wiggum"]] was made a sequence in the style of the tapestry.tapestry and depicted the Simpsons fighting a war with the Flanders over the Simpson family couch.


* ''Film/ElCid'': Jimena (Creator/SophiaLoren) is seen embroidering a tapestry that looks very much like a Bayeux Tapestry panel. It's unlikely that she would imitate Norman embroidery artists, but the time period fits (roughly 30 years after 1066).

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* ''Film/ElCid'': Jimena (Creator/SophiaLoren) is seen embroidering a tapestry something that looks very much like a Bayeux Tapestry panel. It's unlikely that she would imitate Norman embroidery artists, but the time period fits (roughly 30 years after 1066).


The events the tapestry depicts are told solely from the Norman perspective (as it was commissioned by Norman bishop Odo of Bayeux), and numerous minor amendments from restoration have been made, possibly altering the original appearance/context of some scenes. It is still preserved in Bayeux, in a museum that's entirely dedicated to it.

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The events the tapestry depicts are told solely from the Norman perspective (as it was commissioned by Norman bishop Odo of Bayeux), and numerous minor amendments from restoration have been made, possibly altering the original appearance/context of some scenes. It The end section is missing, it could have contained the coronation of William the Conqueror on December 25th, 1066. The tapestry is still preserved in Bayeux, in a museum that's entirely dedicated to it.


The events the tapestry depicts are told solely from the Norman perspective (as it was commissioned by Norman bishop Odo of Bayeux), not to mention having numerous minor amendments from restoration etc... possibly altering the original appearance/context of some scenes. It is still preserved in Bayeux, in a museum that's entirely dedicated to it.

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The events the tapestry depicts are told solely from the Norman perspective (as it was commissioned by Norman bishop Odo of Bayeux), not to mention having and numerous minor amendments from restoration etc... have been made, possibly altering the original appearance/context of some scenes. It is still preserved in Bayeux, in a museum that's entirely dedicated to it.


It depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England and concerns William, [[UsefulNotes/TheHouseOfNormandy Duke of Normandy]], and Harold Godwinson, Earl of Wessex, later King of England as Harold II, and culminates in the conquest itself and the battle of Hastings on October 14, 1066. It was made within a few years after the battle and ended up named after Bayeux, the French city it was kept in the cathedral of for centuries, but it is now agreed to have been made in England. The events the tapestry depicts are told solely from the Norman perspective (as it was commissioned by Norman bishop Odo of Bayeux), not to mention having numerous minor amendments from restoration etc... possibly altering the original appearance/context of some scenes. It is still preserved in Bayeux, in a museum that's entirely dedicated to it.

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It depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England and concerns William, [[UsefulNotes/TheHouseOfNormandy Duke of Normandy]], and Harold Godwinson, Earl of Wessex, later King of England as Harold II, and culminates in the conquest itself and the battle of Hastings on October 14, 1066. It was made within a few years after the battle and ended up named after Bayeux, the French city it was kept in the cathedral of for centuries, but it is now agreed to have been made in England.

The events the tapestry depicts are told solely from the Norman perspective (as it was commissioned by Norman bishop Odo of Bayeux), not to mention having numerous minor amendments from restoration etc... possibly altering the original appearance/context of some scenes. It is still preserved in Bayeux, in a museum that's entirely dedicated to it.

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