Bosworth 1485: Last charge of the Plantagenets (Campaign) (Paperback)

Bosworth 1485: Last charge of the Plantagenets (Campaign) By Christopher Gravett, Graham Turner (Illustrator) Cover Image

Bosworth 1485: Last charge of the Plantagenets (Campaign) (Paperback)


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This is book number 66 in the Campaign series.

The battle of Bosworth effectively put an end to the dynastic struggle known as the Wars of the Roses (1455-1485). Guiding the reader from the campaign's origins to its aftermath, and covering the commanders and forces of King Richard III and Henry Tudor, this is a complete treatment of one of the most important events in English history. Shakespeare was to immortalize the battle and Richard's death in Richard III, and the life and reign of the last Plantagenet have sparked centuries of debate. Christopher Gravett cuts through myth and propaganda as he clearly details the course of this pivotal campaign.
Graham Turner is a leading historical artist, specializing in the medieval period. He has illustrated numerous titles for Osprey, covering a wide variety of subjects from the dress of the 10th-century armies of the Caliphates, through the action of bloody medieval battles, to the daily life of the British Redcoat of the late 18th century. The son of the illustrator Michael Turner, Graham lives and works in Buckinghamshire, UK.
Product Details ISBN: 9781855328631
ISBN-10: 1855328631
Publisher: Osprey Publishing
Publication Date: November 15th, 1999
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: Campaign