Battlefield historian Julian Humphrys is a favourite here at the Tudor Society. His expertise in medieval and Tudor battles is second to none, so we're pleased to host him again for a talk on the Battle of Stoke Field. It's sure to be an enlightening talk.
Expert Talk – Julian Humphrys – The Last Battle: Henry Tudor, Lambert Simnel and the Battle of Stoke Field
On this day in Tudor history, 16th June 1487, the final battle of the Wars of the Roses took place when the forces of Henry VII met the Yorkist forces of Lord Lovell and John de la Pole, Earl of Lincoln, who had recently crowned Lambert Simnel as King Edward VI.
Who won that day? What happened? And what happened to the boy, Lambert Simnel?[Read More...]
The Battle of Stoke field, which was fought on 16th June 1487, is known as the last battle between the Houses of York and Lancaster in the civil war we call the Wars of the Roses.[Read More...]