From The Press, article by Emily Flanagan ARCHAEOLOGISTS near York believe they have found a chapel built by Richard III to commemorate the Yorkist victory in one of the bloodiest battles ever fought on English soil.As the row continues over whether the Plantagenet king should be buried in York or Leicester, a discovery in a peaceful Read more about Richard III’s lost chapel near York[…]
I’m almost finished reading Bernard Cornwell’s novel Agincourt, which I will review on my site at a later date. For now, I thought I’d share this short video about the battle from Discovery.
From The Economist: Towton is a nondescript village in northern England, between the cities of York and Leeds. Many Britons have never heard of it: school history tends to skip the 400-or-so years between 1066 and the start of the Tudor era. Visitors have to look hard to spot the small roadside cross that marks Read more about Battle of Towton[…]
English Logistics and military administration, 871-1066: The Impact of the Viking Wars By Richard Abels *Note: article may take a few seconds to load King Harold Godwineson is remembered as one of the great `losers’ in history, the man who provided William the Bastard with the opportunity to earn a more flattering sobriquet. Harold’s defeat at Hastings has Read more about English Logistics and military administration[…]
From Medievalists.net: The battle of Clontarf, fought on Good Friday (23 April) 1014, is one of the most famous events in Irish history. In this conflict the forces of the Munster over-king Brian Boru and his allies were pitched against the armies of north Leinster, Dublin, and viking mercenaries and allies from across the sea. Read more about The Battle of Clontarf[…]