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Battle Abbey: Altar Plaque

Altar Plaque

A modern plaque marking the site of the high altar in the abbey church. It reads: "THE TRADITIONAL SITE OF THE HIGH ALTAR OF BATTLE ABBEY FOUNDED TO COMMEMORATE THE VICTORY OF DUKE WILLIAM ON 14 OCTOBER 1066. THE HIGH ALTAR WAS PLACED TO MARK THE SPOT WHERE KING HAROLD DIED." Battle Abbey, East Sussex, England.