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Bayeux Tapestry

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Supposed to be the work of Matilda, wife of William the Conqueror. It represents the mission of Harold to the duke, and all the incidents of his history from that event till his death at Hastings in 1066. It is called Bayeux from the place where it is preserved. A drawing, on a reduced scale, of this curious antique is preserved in the Guildhall Library.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Bay
Bay the Moon (To)
Bay Salt
Bayadere (bah-ya-dare)
Bayard (Chevalier)
Bayard of the East (The)
Bayard
Bayardo
Bayes
Bayes’s Troops
Bayeux Tapestry
Bayle
Bayonet
Bayonets
Bead (Anglo-Saxon, bed, a prayer)
Bead-house
Bead-roll
Beadle
Beadsman or Bedesman
Beak
Beaker

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