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Thanks - its actually the whole theme of the last episode of A History of Britain and a chapter in vol 3 of the trilogy  https://twitter.com/julianwarr/status/953599112519221248 
Bayeux Tapestry was nearly lost in 1792 when it was used to cover munitions wagons headed to the front before an appalled local antiquarian managed to rescue it
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