King Richard III – Conference (15th October, 2011)

 

Loyal to the Truth – Conference 2011


The Richard III Foundation Inc.,  a very friendly research group and supportive to our cause, holds a coference with diverse research topics about and around King Richard III. on October 15th, 2011.

The full schedule can be reached here at the website of the Richard III Foundation, Inc.

The registration form for the event can be downloaded here: Conference registration (15th of October, 2011)

 

It is quite undisputed, that King Richard III had good fighting and strategic military knowledge. This helped him during his border campaigns to secure the peace between England and Scotland. His campaigns lead to a somewhat effective peace between both realms.

The conference will research more generally the military warfare and procedures during the 15th centuries and specially the battles of Richard III at the Scottish border, in his time before he became King Richard III.

 

Topics and readings at the conference are:

  • Professor Anne Curry – Military Career and Armies in the Wars of the Roses
  • Professor Matthew Strickland – Warfare in Mid 15th Century France and Burgundy
  • Dr. Tim Sutherland – Cannons, Arrowheads and Mass Graves: Towton – Archaeological Evidence of Britain’s Bloodiest Battle
  • Peter Algar – Hot Coals of Vengeance! A foray into the ill-famed family of Cliffords.
  • Mark Stretton – The Power and Effectiveness of the Warbow in Battles
  • John Sadler – The Anglo-Scottish War of 1482.
  • Michael Miller – The Man Who Would Be King
  • Special introduction by the Foundation’s honorary patron – Robert Hardy, CBE. “A Towton Tale” by the late John Davey – narrated and acted by John Pilkington.

Beginning is at 9:00 a.m. and approximate end will be 5:00 p.m.

(Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.)

Location is the Dixie Grammar School in Market Bosworth

Guests and non-members of the Foundation are very welcome.

 

 

 

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