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Bosworth, 1485

By: Gravett, Christopher Turner, Graham(Illustrated by)

Part of the Osprey Military Campaign S. series
1855328631 / 9781855328631
Paperback / softback
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United Kingdom
185 x 248 mm, 357 grams 96 pages, 14 colour and 70 b&w illustrations
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The battle of Bosworth effectively put an end to the dynastic struggle known as the Wars of the Roses (1455-1485).

Guiding the reader from the campaign's origins to its aftermath, and covering the commanders and forces of King Richard III and Henry Tudor, this is a complete treatment of one of the most important events in English history.

Shakespeare was to immortalize the battle and Richard's death in Richard III, and the life and reign of the last Plantagenet have sparked centuries of debate.

Christopher Gravett cuts through myth and propaganda as he clearly details the course of this pivotal campaign.


1DBKE England, 3H c 1000 CE to c 1500, HBJD1 British & Irish history, HBLC Early history: c 500 to c 1450/1500, JWD Land forces & warfare, JWLF Battles & campaigns

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