Publisher: Friends of Atherstone Heritage (2004).
John D Austin (Author). Publisher: Friends of Atherstone Heritage (2004).
Published by the Friends of Atherstone Heritage, White Hart Heritage Centre, Long Street, Atherstone, Warwickshire CV9 1AX, £. 5. The author of the present booklet engagingly admits that this information about the date of the glass reached him some time after he had already connected the pike formations in the glass to the Swiss-trained pikemen, first mentioned by Michael Jones in his 2002 book on Bosworth, who are supposed to have played such a crucial role in the outcome of the. battle.
At the warehouse we have several books for sale, please find below details incl. Once Upon A Time In Atherstone by Margaret Hughes. The Yards Of Atherstone by the Friends of Atherstone Heritage. Merevale and Atherstone 1485, Recent Discoveries by John D. Austin. Published by the Friends of Atherstone Heritage. Through The Gate by Eileen Bars. Memories of Atherstone Nursery. Hats, Coal and Bloodshed by John D.
The Battle of Bosworth Field (or Battle of Bosworth) was the last significant battle of the Wars of the Roses, the civil war between the Houses of Lancaster and York that extended across England in the latter half of the 15th century
The Battle of Bosworth Field (or Battle of Bosworth) was the last significant battle of the Wars of the Roses, the civil war between the Houses of Lancaster and York that extended across England in the latter half of the 15th century. Fought on 22 August 1485, the battle was won by the Lancastrians. Their leader Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond, became the first English monarch of the Tudor dynasty by his victory and subsequent marriage to a Yorkist princess
August 22, 1485 - Richard III killed at Bosworth. Today's Bosworth Field boasts a visitor centre and a battlefield trail, but is it the real site of the battle? It seems strange that Richard III crammed all his troops into a small hilltop visible to the enemy's forces. The debate about the real battle site continues but another mystery remains.
Merevale Lane, Atherstone CV9 2LA England. The attractions of Market Bosworth and the Battlefield, Drayton Manor Park, the wedding venue Mythe Barn, Tamworth Snowdome, The Belfry, Conkers and Twycross Zoo are within reasonable travelling distance.
The Gatehouse to Merevale estate in Merevale Lane. The building and the Church of Our Lady behind it were originally part of the Cistercian Merevale Abbey complex. Location within Warwickshire.
Atherstone has a long history dating back to Roman times. It is said that the Battle of Bosworth actually took place in the fields of Merevale above Atherstone. An important defended Roman settlement named Manduessedum existed at Mancetter near the site of modern-day Atherstone, and the Roman road, the Watling Street (most of which later became part of the A5) ran through the town. It is believed by some historians that the rebel Queen of the Britons, Boudica was defeated at the Battle of Watling Street by the Romans in her final battle near Manduessedum. Certainly reparation was made to Atherstone after the battle and not to Market Bosworth.
AUSTIN, John D. Merevale and Atherstone: 1485. Recent Bosworth Discoveries. Bosworth 1485: Psychology of a Battle. A World of Change: Britain in the Early Modern Age 1450 - 1700. KENDALL, Paul Murray. Not the Least: The Story of Little Malvern. The Richard III Society - A History. Margaret Tudor, Queen of Scots. Louis XI. NON FICTION CONTINUED MORTIMER, Ian. The Perfect King: A Life of Edward III The Time Traveller’s Guide to Medieval England. Merevale shown within Warwickshire. An abbey was built in Merevale in 1148 by Robert de Ferrers the Earl of Derby, it was a relatively small abbey with only around 10 monks, The abbey of Merevale itself was dissolved in October 1538, during the reign of Henry VIII and fell into ruin, but some traces of it still remain to the present day.
Author: John D. Austin
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Publisher: Friends of Atherstone Heritage (2004)
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