Tapping into History at the Tewkesbury Medieval Festival

Recreation of the Battle of Tewkesbury

“A York! A York!” yells the Yorks banner bearer, as he works the excited crowd up into a lather. The Battle of Tewkesbury is about to begin and a crowd several thousand strong has assembled along one side of the expansive green field to witness 2,000 men-at-arms having at each other. It’s a splendid sight; hundreds of foot soldiers armed with long wooden pikes and gleaming swords, dressed in a ... Read Full Article