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Description The site where King Harold II died. The inscription says:

"The traditional site of the High Altar of Battle Abbey founded to commemorate the victory of Duke William on 14 October 1066. The high altar was placed to mark the spot where King Harold died."

Behind the abbey ruins, the battlefield.

Harold's body was later moved to Waltham Abbey in Essex.
Date 16 September 2006
Source Photo taken by Néstor Daza
Author Néstor Daza


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