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Author Goodwin, George, 1956-

Title Fatal colours : Towton 1461-- England's most brutal battle / George Goodwin.

Imprint New York : W.W. Norton, 2012.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Non-Fiction    942.043 GOO    Available
Edition 1st American ed.
Description xxviii, 250 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.
Note "First published in Great Britain in 2011 by Weidenfeld & Nicolson, a division of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd, London, under the title Fatal colours: the Battle of Towton, 1461"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / by David Starkey -- Dramatis personae : -- England, 1422-1450 -- England, spring 1460 -- Prologue -- A step too far -- A great man's legacy : minority -- An absence of kingship : majority -- An absent-minded king -- A question of honour -- A queen transformed -- 'A Warwick' -- The sun in splendour -- A country at war : north vs south -- Towton; Palm Sunday 1461 -- In memoriam -- Dramatis personae : after Towton -- Wound man -- Family trees.
Subject Towton, Battle of, Towton, England, 1461.
Great Britain -- History -- Wars of the Roses, 1455-1485.
Added Title Fatal colors
Towton 1461
ISBN 9780393080841 (hardcover)
0393080846 (hardcover)

 
    
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