Download e-book for kindle: Bosworth 1485: A Battlefield Rediscovered by Glenn Foard,Anne Curry

By Glenn Foard,Anne Curry

ISBN-10: 1782971734

ISBN-13: 9781782971733

Bosworth stands along Naseby and Hastings as one of many 3 such a lot 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. notwithstanding, Bosworth used to be additionally the main well-known misplaced battlefield in England. among 2005 and 2010, the ideas of battlefield archaeology have been utilized in an incredible examine programme to find the positioning. Bosworth 1485: a battlefield rediscovered is the outcome. utilizing facts from ancient files, panorama archaeology, steel detecting survey, ballistics and medical research, the quantity explores each one element of the research – from the scale of the armies, their weaponry, and the battlefield terrain to interesting new facts of the early use of artillery – with a purpose to establish the place and the way the battling came about. Bosworth 1485 presents a desirable and intricately researched new point of view at the occasion which, probably greater than the other, marked the transition among medieval and early smooth England.

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