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Bosworth 1485 (Paperback) (Mike Ingram)

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Bosworth marked the end of the reign of Richard III and the rise of the Tudor dynasty.Bosworth Field saw the two great dynasties of the day clash on the battlefield: the reigning House of York, led by Richard III, against the rising House of Tudor, led Henry Tudor, soon to become Henry VII.On August 22, 1485, this penultimate battle in the Wars of the Roses was fought with the might of the Yorkists ranged against Henry Tudor’s small army. This book describes how these two great armies came to meet on the battlefield and how the tactics employed by Tudor and his captains eventually led to the defeat and the death of King Richard III.Through quotes and maps, the text explores the unfolding action of the battle and puts the reader on the frontline. If you truly want to understand what happened and why — read the Battle Story.
Number of Pages: 160
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: Military / General, Medieval, Europe / Great Britain
Series Title: Battle Story
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Ingram Pub Services
Author: Mike Ingram
Language: English
Street Date: April 19, 2016
TCIN: 51133511
UPC: 9781459733961
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-2443
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