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The Battle of Bosworth: Wars of the Roses

The Battle of Bosworth was fought on August 22nd, 1485. Henry Tudor had marched with his force from Milford Haven in Wales where he had landed with about 2000 men. The Battle of Bosworth is one of England’s defining battles as it ended the reign of Richard III and led to Henry Tudor becoming Henry VII, the first of the Tudor monarchs, a dynasty that lasted to 1603 and [...]

By | 2017-11-25T10:42:00+00:00 November 25th, 2017|Categories: Medieval|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Medieval Wars: The Battle of Towton in Yorkshire

By the somnolent banks of the Dordogne on a hot day in July 1453, England’s septuagenarian paladin, John Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury, his son, and several thousand soldiers died at Castillon in the last battle of the Hundred Years’ War. Times had changed since English archers had routed the French at Crécy, Poitiers, and Agincourt — now belching cannons and French professionals swept the English invaders from the field. [...]

By | 2017-10-30T10:54:07+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Categories: Historical Events, Medieval|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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