The Battle of Hastings is part of the Ladybird Histories series introducing core topics from history. Children will learn about how the battle started and what the outcomes were. All the facts are presented in a clear and engaging way to explain the events of a particular time in history and the order in which they occurred. Each title in the series focuses on the key characters of the time and features colorful illustrations, a timeline, and a simple glossary. Places to visit and practical activities are also included. The importance of evidence in history is shown using information from the Bayeux Tapestry and historical documents.