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'Kids' Tapestry' by Liz Pichon marks Battle of Hastings anniversary

An all-new version of the Bayeux Tapestry created by Tom Gates writer and illustrator Liz Pichon is unveiled, featuring key historic moments from the past 950 years.
An all-new kids' version of the Bayeux Tapestry has been unveiled by English Heritage. The first panel shows William the Conqueror defeating Harold at the Battle of Hastings in 1066, which inspired the original Bayeux Tapestry.
William the Conqueror defeating Harold at the Battle of Hastings in 1066English Heritage
The "Kids’ Tapestry" has been created by children’s writer and illustrator Liz Pichon, who has done it in the style of her famous Tom Gates books. The second panel depicts the sealing of the Magna Carta in 1215.
The sealing of the Magna CartaEnglish Heritage
The nine key historic moments from the past 950 years featured in the new tapestry were decided by children across the country. Panel three shows the Black Death plague arriving in England in 1346.
The Black Death plague arriving in England in 1346English Heritage
The fourth panel represents the start of the Wars of the Roses in 1455.
The Wars of the Roses begin – 1455English Heritage
Britain's greatest ever playwright William Shakespeare is also celebrated in the Kids' Tapestry, which was created to mark the 950th anniversary of Battle of Hastings in 1066.
William Shakespeare is born – 1564English Heritage
Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot in 1605 was the sixth event chosen to be part of the tapestry by children.
Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot are discovered – 1605English Heritage
One of Britain's most historic moments came at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815, which is represented in the seventh panel.
The Battle of Waterloo – 1815English Heritage
Queen Victoria becoming Queen in 1837 makes it on to the tapestry. She is second longest-reigning monarch to sit on the throne after our current Queen, Elizabeth II.
Queen Victoria becomes Queen – 1837English Heritage
The ninth panel to be created for the new Kids' Tapestry shows families celebrating V-E Day, which marked the end of World War Two in 1945. Children across the country are being invited to complete the 10th and final panel this summer by English Heritage.
V-E Day marks the end of the Second World War – 1945English Heritage