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Towton 1461

England's Bloodiest Battle

Towton 1461( )
Author: Gravett, Christopher
Illustrator: Turner, Graham
Series title:Campaign Ser.
ISBN:978-1-84176-513-6
Publication Date:Apr 2003
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Imprint:Osprey
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

On a bitterly cold Palm Sunday, 29 March 1461, the army of King Edward IV met that of his Lancastrian enemies on a snow-covered battlefield south of the village of Towton in Yorkshire. The struggle lasted all day in the longest and bloodiest battle of the Wars of the Roses (1455-1485). With the arrival of Yorkist reinforcements under the Duke of Norfolk, the Lancastrian line eventually broke and their troops fled, many being caught and slaughtered in the death trap known as 'Bloody...
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Book Details
Pages:96
Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / Great Britain / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.22 x 9.71 x 0.2 Inches
Book Weight:0.616 Pounds



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