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Shrewsbury 1403


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Origins of the campaign /Chronology /Opposing commanders /Opposing armies /Orders of battle /Opposing plans /The campaign /Aftermath /The battlefields today /Further reading /Index

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A highly illustrated study of the battle of Shewsbury, made famous by Shakespeare in Henry IV Part 1, which secured Henry IV on the throne, whose bloodline would achieve great victories such as Agincourt, but also lead England into the Wars of the Roses.

About the Author

Dickon Whitewood has long held a passion for medieval history and the practice of warfare and has an MA in Medieval & Renaissance Studies from University College London. He is currently employed as a Research Assistant on the Norwich Castle: Gateway to Medieval England project and has previously worked at the British Museum, English Heritage and the Museum of the Order of St John. Graham Turner is a leading historical artist, specializing in the medieval period. He has illustrated numerous titles for Osprey, covering a wide variety of subjects from the dress of the 10th-century armies of the Caliphates, through the action of bloody medieval battles, to the daily life of the British Redcoat of the late 18th century. The son of the illustrator Michael Turner, Graham lives and works in Buckinghamshire, UK.


"The images are crisp and well presented and Osprey has used the same process for manufacturing their books realizing the old added notion "if it ain't broke don't fix it" and has always produced quality reference material." --IPMS / USA

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