The Bayeux Tapestry 

The Bayeux Tapestry: 229 feet long, 19 inches high, 350 kilos

The Bayeux Tapestry relates the conquest of England by William the Conqueror, from 1064 to the outcome of the Battle of Hastings.

1064: King Edward of England sends Harold to Normandy. Harold is to advise William that he has been chosen as Edward’s successor on the throne. However, upon the death of Edward in 1066, Harold seizes the throne of England. In response, William and his men fight Harold at the Battle of Hastings. Harold and his army are defeated on 14th October 1066.

The Bayeux Tapestry is listed "Memory of the World" by UNESCO