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(Medievalists.net)   Historians have identified the designer of the Bayeux Tapestry, based on his cameo in the tapestry. Hint: His name is *not* Stan Lee   (medievalists.net) divider line 32
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2013-10-30 12:08:20 PM
Pretty cool find, subby
 
2013-10-30 12:19:49 PM
GIS for Bayeux tapestry meme is like a museum for things we laughed at 4 years ago
 
2013-10-30 12:25:26 PM
The tapestry is very cool.   My mother is from Bayeaux, so I've seen it a few times.
 
2013-10-30 12:33:48 PM

phaseolus: GIS for Bayeux tapestry meme is like a museum for things we laughed at 4 years ago


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2013-10-30 01:13:31 PM
They also discovered how he made it:

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2013-10-30 01:49:35 PM
Shouldn't a tapestry thread be Ironic?
 
2013-10-30 02:02:21 PM
The tapestry would be funnier today if it showed someone taking an arrow to the knee.
 
2013-10-30 02:02:35 PM
Can I be the first one to say that it isn't a tapestry?

Also Stonehenge isn't a henge.

Stephen Fry and QI have made me a font of irritating knowledge.
 
2013-10-30 02:20:09 PM

minoridiot: The tapestry is very cool.   My mother is from Bayeaux, so I've seen it a few times.


You know how I know you're a hipster?
 
2013-10-30 02:53:45 PM
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2013-10-30 03:04:07 PM
 
2013-10-30 03:06:22 PM

minoridiot: My mother is from Bayeaux


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2013-10-30 03:09:27 PM
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2013-10-30 03:18:19 PM
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/from the Bayeux, of course
 
2013-10-30 03:48:26 PM
If it's not Stan Lee I'm Lee Ving

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2013-10-30 03:51:46 PM
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Bayeux, Ducreux. Ducreux, Bayeux.
 
2013-10-30 04:25:43 PM
Stan Lee has lived many lifetimes, under many names. Scolland was just one of them
 
2013-10-30 04:35:16 PM

van1ty: The tapestry would be funnier today if it showed someone taking an arrow to the knee.


Would an arrow to the eye suffice?

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2013-10-30 04:52:42 PM
My opinion of the Normans sank when I was watching QI with Stephen Fry and they discussed the Harrying of the North.

Scorched earth genocide. Including salted farmlands which takes decades to recover.
 
2013-10-30 05:02:32 PM
Im reading abt the bayeux tapestry now. Its mentioned in the monuments men book im reading. Apparently, Goring really really wanted it, but the nazis failed to secure the Louve, so the tapestry remained hidden and safe.
 
2013-10-30 05:03:55 PM

TheShavingofOccam123: My opinion of the Normans sank when I was watching QI with Stephen Fry and they discussed the Harrying of the North.

Scorched earth genocide. Including salted farmlands which takes decades to recover.


www.furiouscinema.com

Strange. I always understood Normans wouldn't even hurt a fly.
 
2013-10-30 05:52:26 PM
Direct Descendant of Harold Godwinson here, so getting a kick et cetera...

/King Harold's grandfather had the awesome name of Wulfnoth Cild.
 
2013-10-30 06:01:38 PM
Hint: His name is *not* Stan Lee.

He'll probably take credit for it, though.
 
2013-10-30 06:38:37 PM
Historian Howard B Clarke?

Is that Arthur C Clarke earlier model or something?

I just find funny that B Clarke deals with the past and C Clarke with the future, LOL.
 
2013-10-30 07:34:51 PM

rocky_howard: Historian Howard B Clarke?

Is that Arthur C Clarke earlier model or something?

I just find funny that B Clarke deals with the past and C Clarke with the future, LOL.


2001?
 
2013-10-30 07:55:31 PM
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2013-10-30 09:09:16 PM
Ye Olde Fabulous Guye?
 
2013-10-30 11:06:16 PM
"The key to the discovery of the designer lies in scene 17 of the tapestry, which depicts Duke William and Harold, on campaign against Brittany, crossing the River Couesnon near the abbey of Mont St. Michel. The abbey, which is located on an island just off the Norman coast, is depicted in this scene, along with an individual in the top border who is seated and pointing. Sometimes medieval artists depict themselves as miniatures, and Clarke sug-"

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/Srsly, though -- I have a relative on the Bayeux Tapestry.
//The only bearded dude on it, seated to the right of William at one of the meal scenes.
///Really. Kinda CSB...?
 
2013-10-31 01:55:26 AM

washington-babylon: Direct Descendant of Harold Godwinson here, so getting a kick et cetera...


Hey, relative.
 
2013-10-31 02:12:56 AM

pseudowho: washington-babylon: Direct Descendant of Harold Godwinson here, so getting a kick et cetera...

Hey, relative.


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2013-10-31 07:05:35 AM

pseudowho: washington-babylon: Direct Descendant of Harold Godwinson here, so getting a kick et cetera...

Hey, relative.


I suspect there are more than a few of us out there.
 
2013-10-31 08:38:09 AM
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