Battle in a Blizzard?

William Neville directing archers in the snow and blizzard at the Battle of Towton

Fought in Blizzard conditions the Battle of Towton was the bloodiest Battle to have taken place on English soil. Estimates suggest in the region of 28000 lost their lives in this turning point in the Wars of the Roses. A pitched battle in such adverse weather conditions is quite unusual. How would the blizzard conditions … 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.