Dean's Portal (Portail du Doyen), c.1255-80, Tympanum depicts story of St Thomas Becket (c.1118-70), South facade, Bayeux Cathedral (Notre Dame de Bayeux), 11th-19th century, Bayeux, France. In Bayeux Cathedral, dedicated 1077, William the Conqueror forced Harold to take the oath which led to the Norman Conquest of England. After a 12th century war between William's sons the cathedral was reconstructed. Gothic and Neo-Gothic sections were added 13th-19th centuries. Photograph by Manuel Cohen.
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