Hastings to Culloden: battles of Britain
A survey of all major battles fought on British soil since the Norman Conquest, written by two leading military historians. The text is based on contemporary and eye-witness accounts and is illustrated. Available for the first time in paperback, with a new preface and updated bibliography.
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The Strategic Geography of Britain i
The Battle of Lewes 14 May 1264
The Battle of Evesham 4 August 1265
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