The cover of 'Housecarl' shows a scene in the style of the Bayeux tapestry. Saxon housecarls line up in chain-mail armour with helmets, shields, axes and spears, while the red dragon of Wessex, Harol's personal banner of is held aloft. A single archer is shown, much smaller than the rest, wearing a white tunic.

Housecarl by :Laurence J Brown

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Battle of Fulford Gate

20th September 1066

"No quarter was asked; none given. Axe and sword cleaved through leather and chain-mail, then skin and bone as men began to die..."

from Housecarl by Laurence J Brown

A Warmaster diagram of the Battle of Fulford Gate by Rob Hardy.

Battle of Fulford Gate diagram

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