Wednesday, 7 February 2007

The Battle of Hastings

More from Humphrey Lyttleton's introduction to the town of Hastings in I'm sorry I haven't a clue. Once again, I wish I'd written these lines.

    Hastings joined with Romney, Hythe, Dover and Sandwich to form a brotherhood of coastal towns in 1067. Intending to defend England from any cross-Channel invasion, they took the crest of a running horse rampant and stable door bolted.

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