Monthly Archives: March 2017

A MOST SANGUINARY AFFAIR: BLOODY TOWTON

Palm Sunday, 1461: On a bleak, windswept Yorkshire plateau two Medieval armies clashed amidst a snowstorm; brutally hacking and slashing with sword, halberd and bill in what was to be the largest and bloodiest battle ever fought on English soil. … Continue reading

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CARNAGE AT CLONTARF: IRELAND’S DARKEST DAY! (PART 2)

On Good Friday, April 23, 1014 just north of Dublin a momentous and bloody battle was fought. At stake was the nascent unification of Ireland under its first true king, Brian Boru; and the future influence of the Vikings, who … Continue reading

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