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Great Britain
Hastings
East Sussex

South East England

West Marina Gardens

Harold and Edith

King Harold II (Harold Godwinson (c.1022 - 1066), he last Anglo-Saxon king of England, reigned from 6 January 1066 until his death at the Battle of Hastings on 14 October (Wikipedia).
Edith the Fair or Edith Swannesha (c. 1025 - c. 1086), his consort (Wikipedia)
Charles Wilke
1875

Hastings /  Harold and Edith   Hastings /  Harold and Edith

Description

Stone statue depicting King Harold II and his first wife Edith Swan-Neck (1025-1086?). Harold is depicted lying on his back dying and the figure of Edith is hunched over him, holding up his head towards her face.

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Tags

Location N 50°51'2" E 0°32'34"

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Item Code: gbse045; Photograph: 11 August 2015
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