Medieval England c1066-1485

Medieval Physician

Medieval England The Medieval Era spans the period from the end of the Dark Ages through to the Reformation and Renaissance. In England, the Medieval period is often defined by two major turning points: The Norman Invasion of 1066 and the victory of Henry Tudor’s forces at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485. In … Read more

British History

Sutton Hoo Helmet - One of the most iconic images from British History

British History The History of the British Isles is a rich tapestry of social, political, economic and military events. From the Islands early days and neolithic settlers onward the history of Britain has been dominated by both it’s isolation from and proximity to mainland Europe. Once a mystical land over the seas to a now … Read more

When were the Princes in the Tower last seen?

How and when did Richard Duke of Gloucester become King Richard III?

This book goes beyond the births, deaths, and marriages of the 15th century. The glamour of the court and coronations is joined by plots, uprisings, and reprisals. Scientific, literary, religious, and trade developments and breakthroughs are explored. Political wrangling's, social justice, and the legal system's intrigues emerge in events from each day of the year. Large bloody battles, claims of hereditary rights and campaigning feature alongside quirky stories of everyday life. A unique event from each day of the year is to be found in this book.