Bosworth 1485: A Battlefield Rediscovered by Glenn Foard,Anne Curry

By Glenn Foard,Anne Curry

Bosworth stands along Naseby and Hastings as one of many 3 so much iconic battles ever fought on English soil. The motion on 22 August 1485 dropped at an finish the dynastic fight referred to as the Wars of the Roses and heralded the sunrise of the Tudor dynasty. in spite of the fact that, Bosworth used to be additionally the main recognized misplaced battlefield in England. among 2005 and 2010, the suggestions of battlefield archaeology have been utilized in an important examine programme to find the positioning. Bosworth 1485: a battlefield rediscovered is the outcome. utilizing information from historic files, panorama archaeology, steel detecting survey, ballistics and medical research, the quantity explores every one point of the research – from the dimensions of the armies, their weaponry, and the battlefield terrain to intriguing new facts of the early use of artillery – which will determine the place and the way the scuffling with came about. Bosworth 1485 offers a desirable and intricately researched new point of view at the occasion which, might be greater than the other, marked the transition among medieval and early sleek England.

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