Monday, June 28, 2010

Wars of the Roses: Triumphs and Defeats

ave the Date:
The Richard III Foundation, Inc.
Wars of the Roses: Triumphs and Defeats
October 8 and 9, 2010

Our events will begin on Friday afternoon at the Bosworth Battlefield Centre.

A private tour of the new exhibition will begin at 2 pm.
Longbow demonstration at 3 pm.

On Saturday, October 9, the conference will be held at the Dixie Grammar School in Market Bosworth. Registration begins at 8:30. The conference will begin at 9:00 and will conclude at 17:00.

The speakers and topics for the day are:
Professor Ralph Griffiths: `Richard, Duke of York: The Man Who Would Be King.'
Mick Manns (Mick the Fletcher): `The Role of a Fletcher'.
Richard Knox, Keeper of Donnington and Bosworth: `Bosworth 1485: A Battle Lost and Found.'
John Sadler: `Towton: England's Bloodiest Day.'
Michael Miller: `The Medieval Soldier'.
Dr. Helen Castor: ""Margaret of Anjou: She Wolf of England".
Special Performance by the dynamic medieval music group - The Ambion Troubadours
Special Guest Speaker - Robert Hardy, CBE, honorary patron of the Foundation

For a registration form or any other questions, you can contact Leah Mathews at

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