Alleged Bayeux vandal cleared

In an announcement at the major conference on the Bayeux Tapestry which took place recently at the British Museum, Anna Eliza Stothard was cleared of an accusation of vandalizing the tapestry.

The crime, which consisted of snipping a small piece from the border, took place nearly 200 years ago. The real culprit is believed to have been her husband, archaeologist Charles Stothard.

Regarding the real

Regarding the real cuplrit (quoting the original article):

"After studying all the records [Michael] Lewis is convinced it was Charles [Stothard] who took the fragment, and possibly others still to be recovered."

In service,

"It's all fun and games until someone loses an eye."

Thanks for the correction

I've updated the article.