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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Representations in tapestry of events connected with the Norman invasion of England, commencing with Harold's visit to the Norman court, and ending with his death at the battle of Hastings; still preserved in the public library of Bayeux; is so called because originally found there; it is 214 ft. long by 20 in. wide, divided into 72 scenes, and contains a variety of figures. It is a question whose work it was.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Bayeux Tapestry'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/b/bayeux-tapestry.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.