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First Battle of St Albans 1455

Sunday 26th May 2013

Sunday 26th May 2013

 

Dr Peter Burley and Mike Elliott will be leading a walk around Medieval St Albans and following the course of the crucial 1st Battle of St Albans which marked the start of the Wars of the Roses.

 

Meet at ‘the Boot Inn’, 4 Market Place, AL3 5DG, at 1pm for lunch, contact Mike Elliott on 07798 691954. The walk will start outside the pub promptly at 2pm. If you are coming to St Albans by train contact Dr Peter Burley on 07969 861 256 and rendezvous in the Station Booking Hall at 12pm. 

 

 
 

For further information.

  • Contact name : Peter Burley / Mike Elliott
  • Contact phone : 07969 861 256 / 07798 691954
 

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Sunday 21st February 2016

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Sunday 6th March 2016

Sunday 6th March 2016

oin the Tewkesbury Battlefield Society for a two-hour guided tour of the battlefield. Meet at 2.30 p.m. at The Crescent (GL20 5PD).


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Sunday 13th March 2016

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The City of Oxford during the British Civil War 1642-1646

Saturday 19th March 2016

Saturday 19th March 2016

An opportunity to learn more about the experience of war in the royalist capital during the first Civil War


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Sunday 20th March 2016

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Explore the last battle of the first Civil War with Simon Marsh and learn more about the recent archaeological work on the battle.


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Sunday 3rd April 2016

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Join the Tewkesbury Battlefield Society for a two-hour guided tour of the battlefield. Meet at 2.30 p.m. at The Crescent (GL20 5PD).


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Saturday 9th April 2016

Saturday 9th April 2016

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Battle of Barnet 1471

Sunday 10th April 2016

Sunday 10th April 2016

Frank Baldwin will be leading a walk over the site of this decisive battle which witnessed the defeat and death of Warwick ‘the kingmaker’.


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Sunday 24th April 2016

Sunday 24th April 2016

Join the Tewkesbury Battlefield Society for a two-hour walk to Tredington and back. Meet at 11.00 a.m. at Gloucester Road (GL20 5SG)


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Saturday 30th April 2016

Saturday 30th April 2016

Author and historian Mike Ingram will be leading a walk over one of the most important battlefields in England.


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Sunday 1st May 2016

Sunday 1st May 2016

Join the Tewkesbury Battlefield Society for an anniversary talk followed by a guided walk lasting approximately 2.5 hours.


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Siege of Hertford Castle 1216

Sunday 22nd May 2016

Sunday 22nd May 2016

Join Clive Hammersley for a tour of Hertford and its castle to learn about the siege which took place during the First Barons' War and the French Invasion.


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Thursday 2nd June 2016

Join the Tewkesbury Battlefield Society for a two-hour guided tour of the battlefield. Meet at 7.30 p.m. at The Crescent (GL20 5PD).


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The Battlefields Trust AGM and Annual Conference 2016

Friday 17th to Sunday 19th June 2016

Friday 17th to Sunday 19th June 2016

‘The South Coast – Invaders and Defenders’ will be held at Sussex University (BN1 9RH).


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Thursday 7th July 2016

Thursday 7th July 2016

Join the Tewkesbury Battlefield Society for a two-hour guided tour of the battlefield. Meet at 7.30 p.m. at The Crescent (GL20 5PD).


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Sunday 10th July 2016

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As part of the Medieval Festival join the Tewkesbury Battlefield Society for a walk around part of the Tewkesbury battlefield.


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Sunday 10th July 2016

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Join the Tewkesbury Battlefield Society for a two-hour guided tour of the battlefield. Meet at 7.30 p.m. at The Crescent (GL20 5PD).


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