Barnet - 1471

Death of the Kingmaker

On 14 April 1471 the forces of Lancaster under the Earl of Warwick and those of York under Edward IV clashed at Barnet in Hertfordshire in one of the decisive battles of the Wars of the Roses. In a bloody encounter the two armies fought to resolve a bitter dynastic dispute that had already fuelled twenty years of war. Les mer
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Om boka

On 14 April 1471 the forces of Lancaster under the Earl of Warwick and those of York under Edward IV clashed at Barnet in Hertfordshire in one of the decisive battles of the Wars of the Roses. In a bloody encounter the two armies fought to resolve a bitter dynastic dispute that had already fuelled twenty years of war. Warwick's death and Edward's victory changed the course of English history.In this new guide to the battle, David Clark, one of the leading battlefield historians, gives a gripping account of the fighting and of the intrigue that led to it, and he provides a full tour of the battlefield itself.

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Innholdsfortegnelse


































































































Introduction: Battlefields of the Wars of the Roses6(6)
Timeline: The Wars of the Roses in Context12(1)




Contemporary Sources

13(6)




The Paston Letters

16(3)




The Wars of the Roses

19(10)




Richard, Duke of Gloucester

26(3)




The Battle of Barnet: Prelude

29(14)




Marching Orders

39(4)




The Battle of Barnet

43(18)




The Madness of King Henry VI

58(3)




The Battle of Barnet: The Aftermath

61(8)




Acts of Attainder

68(1)




Epilogue

69(6)




Exploring the Battlefield

75(18)




William Shakespeare and the Battle of Barnet

91(2)




Folklore

93(8)




Seeking Sanctuary

98(3)




Articles of War

101(8)




Firearms

106(3)




Modern Interpretations of the Battle of Barnet

109(14)




The Wars of the Roses: A Marxist Interpretation

119(4)
Further Reading123(2)
Further Information125(1)
Index126

Om forfatteren

Having left school aged 15 no-one expected David Clark to become a senior teacher and academic. Following evening classes and then full time further education he has held numerous appointments in the academic world.

He has surveyed every major and many minor battlefield in the UK and has written a series of articles for History For All. He lives at Kettering, Northants.