Sold-out Battle of Hastings re-enactment goes off with a bang

Thousands re-enacted the Battle of Hastings on its 950th anniversary. The sold-out event celebrated the 1066 victory of William the Conqueror over Anglo-Saxon King Harold.The annual event, held on the site of the original clash at Battle, near Hastings, drew an especially large crowd - thanks to high levels of interest in the anniversary year. 8 days ago