In pictures: Battle of Hastings re-enacted at Battle Abbey

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Image caption Enthusiasts have re-enacted the Battle of Hastings at the site of the most famous date in English history
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Image caption The occasion, which mimicked the events of 14 October 1066, took place at Battle Abbey in East Sussex on Saturday and Sunday
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Image caption More than 400 soldiers clashed in the re-enactment, which saw the Saxon army, led by King Harold of England, deployed on Senlac Ridge, overlooking the battlefield
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Image caption They faced a Norman force of infantry, archers and cavalry, as depicted on the Bayeux Tapestry
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Image caption The tapestry shows King Harold, centre, taking an arrow in the eye before being ridden down by a Norman cavalryman
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Image caption William the Conqueror, centre, is seen attacking the Saxons on horseback in the battle, which saw King Harold defeated

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