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The battles of St Albans

Author: Peter Burley; Michael Elliott; Harvey Watson
Publisher: Barnsley, England : Pen & Sword Military, 2013. ©2007
Series: Battleground Wars of the Roses.
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St Albans is unique in having been the site of two pivotal battles during the Wars of the Roses, yet this is the first book-length account to have been published. It offers a gripping account of the fighting, and of the politics and intrigue that led to it, and it incorporates the results of the latest research. The authors also plot the events of over 500 years ago onto the twenty-first century landscape of St  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Guidebooks
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Burley, Peter.
Battles of St Albans.
Barnsley, England : Pen & Sword Military, ©2007, 2013
x, 182 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Burley; Michael Elliott; Harvey Watson
ISBN: 9781783839711 1783839716 9781473819030 1473819032
OCLC Number: 882244567
Description: 1 online resource (197 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Outline Chronology of the Wars of the Roses; Battle Diaries; Introduction; Chapter One The Drift to War; Chapter Two The First Battle of St Albans; Chapter Three The War Renewed; Chapter Four 1461: The Winter Campaign; Chapter Five The Second Battle of St Albans; Chapter Six Problems with the Second Battle; Chapter Seven The Aftermath; Chapter Eight St Albans and Bernards Heath at the Time of the Battles; Chapter Nine Visiting Modern St Albans and Battlefield Tours; Chapter Ten Living History of the Battles. Chapter Eleven Weapons, Armour and Armies of the WarsAppendix A: Museums, Churches, Clubs and Societies; Appendix B: List of Names Mentioned in Primary and Secondary Sources as associated with the Battles; Further Reading; Index.
Series Title: Battleground Wars of the Roses.
Responsibility: Peter Burley, Michael Elliott, and Harvey Watson.

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St Albans is unique in having been the site of two pivotal battles during the Wars of the Roses, yet this is the first book-length account to have been published. It offers a gripping account of the fighting, and of the politics and intrigue that led to it, and it incorporates the results of the latest research. The authors also plot the events of over 500 years ago onto the twenty-first century landscape of St Albans so that the visitor can retrace the course of each battle on the present-day ground.

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