47. THE BATTLE OF TOWTON 1461: ENGLAND’S MOST BRUTAL BATTLE

The vast battle at Towton was arguably England’s biggest, longest and bloodiest. Combining medieval sources with modern scholarship, George Goodwin will give a dramatic account of a brutal battle that was the appalling climax of Henry VI’s disastrous reign. He will not only describe the technicalities of military strategy, but will provide insight into the lives of the chief protagonists.