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1077 – Bayeux Cathedral, Basse-Normandie, France

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Bayeux is best known to British and French visitors for the Bayeux tapestry, made to commemorate the Norman conquest of England in 1066. It is displayed in a museum in the town centre. The large Norman-Romanesque cathedral, consecrated in 1077 was the original home of the tapestry.

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