HOD 2016 – Richard III Talk

'Killed the Boar, Shaved his Head', the Violent Death of Richard III Robert Woosnam Savage, Curator of European Edged Weapons at the Royal Armouries Leeds and a member of the team which worked on the recently excavated skeleton of Richard III gave a talk which drew one of our largest ever audiences. In August 1485 Richard of York, the last English king to be killed in battle, led his Yorkist army out from Leicester to meet the greatly outnumbered forces of the Lancastrian rebel Henry Tudor. ...
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Heritage Open Days 2016

Oswestry & Border History & Archaeology Group - OBHAG Oswestry and Beyond Heritage Open Days 2016   Four Free Events Open to All 1. Friday 9th September at 7.30 pm 'Killed the Boar, Shaved his Head', the Violent Death of Richard III The Memorial Hall, Smithfield Road, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 2EG A talk by Robert Woosnam-Savage of the Royal Armouries Museum. Robert was part of the team which investigated the skeleton of Richard III discovered at Greyfriars, Le...
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