The Battle of Sedgemoor 1685 by Stephen Lark (Bretwalda Battles Book 19) [Kindle Edition] ASIN: B00TEAO11G Driving the M5 today, across the Somerset Levels, it is hard to imagine what the landscape used to be like, before rhynes and ditches drained much of the water. The rhynes were there in the 17th century, but they… Continue reading Stephen Lark’s book on the Battle of Sedgemoor….
I was interested to read this book, first of all, because it seemed to me that the title is expressing the view of many Ricardians, who find it baffling that Richard III is seen by many as the archetypal murderous tyrant when clearly Henry VIII was far more murderous and tyrannical. The book begins by… Continue reading Book Review: Henry VIII – Tudor Serial Killer: His Victims and their Stories by Gerard Batten
The Battle of Pavia, 1525 (Bretwalda Battles) Kindle ebook ASIN: B00JJ4XEJW Author: Stephen Lark Published by Bretwalda Books, April 2014 For me, this little book’s initial attraction was that it features the rise—and eventual fall—of the noble de la Pole family of England, centring specifically on the sons of John de la Pole, 2nd… Continue reading Pavia, a battle that changed Europe
by Wednesday McKenna (writing as Merlyn MacLeod) I just finished reading Stephen Lark’s The Battle of Bosworth & the Burial of King Richard III and found it a good read for anyone looking for a solid summary. Lark first summarizes the whole of Richard’s life, and then outlines the specific events leading up to his… Continue reading Book Review: The Battle Of Bosworth 1485 And The Burial Of King Richard Iii