After reading Michael Jones‘ book “Bosworth 1485 The Psychology of a Battle”, I have leaned towards his site of the Battle of Bosworth. Since the book was published more evidence has come to light that shows that the battle probably did not take place around Ambion Hill. I have also read John D Austin’s book… Continue reading Where was Henry (Percy)?
After a comment by David, about suns in splendour and white roses in the window glass above (see his comment here ) I decided to investigate more about the window at Merevale Abbey. There is, of course, a boar in the window glass at Merevale. Well, more a pig than a boar, and it’s… Continue reading Henry Tudor, Merevale Abbey, St Armel…and dear old Thomas Stanley….
We all know when Richard was born – 2 October 1452 (10 by the new calendar) and we thought this was at Fotheringhay in Northamptonshire. Now page 37 of Ashdown-Hill’s “The Third Plantagenet” suggests that it might have been Berkhamsted in Hertfordshire. We all know when he died – 22 (30) August 1485 at Bosworth… Continue reading Never mind where to rebury him, where exactly was Richard III born?