Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Honeymoon, England VIII - Hastings and Battle II

The very spot where William slayed (slew?) Harold, thus solidifying the Norman Conquest. William ordered a church built on this site to atone for the blood shed (great theology William!), and an alter built on this exact spot - the felling of the king:

Shortly after, William sponsored the building of a monastery:

Inside the old monastery:

A private school on the grounds...lucky Brits!

That's it from the honeymoon. So far, we're living joyfully ever after (even if not happily ever after)!

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