Gale R. Owen-Crocker is Professor Emeritus of Anglo-Saxon Culture at the University of Manchester and Director of the Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies

A section of the Bayeux Tapestry.

Why bringing the Bayeux Tapestry to Britain is a mammoth task

The 1000-year-old embroidery will have to move while its French home undergoes renovations, but should it be coming to the UK?