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1066 as one of the most important years in British history. Battle of Hasting marked with 6 special stamps by Guernsey Post

1066 as one of the most important years in British history. Battle of Hasting marked with 6 special stamps by Guernsey Post
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Stand on the spot where 950 years ago, England's future was fought in the decisive Battle of 1066. Guernsey Post has chosen to commemorate this historic event with a superbly illustrated set of stamps depicting the battle from both King Harold II's and William I The Conqueror's point of view.

As shown illustrator Nick Watton has provided all philately lovers with an excellent set of miniature artworks for them to enjoy. StampNews.com encourages our readers to follow in the footsteps of King Harold and William the Conqueror and uncover the stories vividly brought to life with this stamp issue.

1066 is arguably the most important year in England's history. The death of King Edward the Confessor 950 years ago unleashed a contest for the crown of England, which saw four different claimants for one throne and three battles, including a pivotal one near Hastings.

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