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Battle Story: Bosworth 1485

By Mike Ingram

9780752469881

ISBN: 9780752469881

Published: 01-06-2012


Battle Story: Bosworth 1485

By Mike Ingram

ISBN: 9780752469881

Published: 01-06-2012

About This Book

The Battle of Bosworth was a defining moment in English history, as the Houses of Lancaster and York clashed in the penultimate battle of the Wars of the Roses. The death of King Richard III and the crowning of Henry Tudor as king of England marked the end of the Plantagenet dynasty and the beginning of the Tudor reign. If you want to truly understand this momentous battle – read Battle Story. Detailed profiles explore the roles of the Yorkist and Lancastrian leaders: Richard III and Henry Tudor Modern and contemporary images capture the essence of the battle Maps highlight the deployment and movements of the opposing armies on the battlefield Historical sources tell the story of the fighting from both sides Orders of Battle reveal the composition of the opposing forces’ armies Packed with fact boxes, this short introduction is the perfect way to explore this important battle

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