The Military Campaigns of the Wars of the Roses by Philip A Haigh
Softback. Very good used condition.
This volume offers an account of all the battles of the Wars of the Roses. Emphasizing the strategies and tactics employed, the author describes when and why the various factions arrived at a given battlefield to fight for their causes. Although much is known about the social milieux of the period and of the political machinations that led to the wars, Haigh 's account gives descriptions of when and why the various factions arrived at a given battlefield and how they fought once the battle had been joined.battle of Blore Heath - 23 September 1459; the battle of Northampton - 10 July 1460; the battle of Wakefield - 30 December 1460; the battle of Mortimer's Cross - 2 February 1461; the battle of St Albans - 17 February 1461; the battle of Towton - 29 March 1461. Section two: the war in the North; the battle of Hedgeley Moor - 25 April 1464; the battle of Hexham - 15 May 1464. Section three: the seeds of rebellion; the battle of Edgecote Moor - 26 July 1469; the battle of Losecote Field - 12 March 1470; the battle of Barnet - 14 April 1471; the battle of Tewkesbury - 4 May 1471. Section four: the rise of the Tudor dynasty; the battle of Bosworth - 22 August 1485; the battle of Stoke - 16 June 1487.