Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for 'Hastings': Borough status in the United Kingdom East Sussex England Cinque Ports Norman conquest of England Fishing Seaside resort John Logie Baird Haestingas Hastingleigh Offa of Mercia Symeon of Durham Anglo-Saxon Chronicle Ancient Rome Bronze Age Iron Age Longshore drift Bulverhythe 1066 Battle of Hastings October 14 Domesday Book Borough Rape (county subdivision) Corporation Elizabeth I of England Dover Hythe, Kent New Romney Rye, East Sussex Sandwich, Kent Winchelsea English Channel naval campaign, 1338-1339 World War II St. Clements Caves Napoleonic Wars St Leonards-on-Sea Victorian era Member of Parliament Hastings and Rye (UK Parliament constituency) Michael Jabez Foster Hastings (UK Parliament constituency) Brighton County borough Georgian era Local Government Act 1972 Wards of the United Kingdom Hollington, East Sussex Ore, East Sussex Silverhill, East Sussex