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Battle of Hastings

Battle of Hastings

The Norman’s victory at the 1066 Battle of Hastings was largely due to their horses having saddles and stirrups, which gave mounted soldiers more stability.

The Middle Passage: 1699

Date: May, 14th 2013 9:30 am - 9:45 am

Taken from the memoir of James Barbot, the part-owner and “supercargo” of the slave ship The Albion-Frigate, this is an account of the harrowing “middle passage.” It is also a frank look at the slave trade of the late 17th and early 18th centuries.*****

Location
Great Hall Stage