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Author Jones, Michael K.

Title Bosworth 1485 [Hoopla electronic resource] / Michael Jones.

Edition Unabridged.
Imprint [United States] : Dreamscape Media, LLC : Made available through hoopla, 2015.
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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 33 min.)) : digital.
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Cast Read by Peter Wickham.
Summary On August 22, 1485, at Bosworth Field, Richard III fell, the Wars of the Roses ended, and the Tudor dynasty began. The clash is so significant because it marks the break between medieval and modern; yet how much do we really know about this historical landmark? Michael K. Jones uses archival discoveries to show Richard III's defeat was by no means inevitable and was achieved only through extraordinary chance. He relocates the battle away from the site recognized for more than 500 years. With startling detail of Henry Tudor's reliance on French mercenaries and a new account of the battle action, the author turns Shakespeare on its head, painting an entirely fresh picture of the dramatic life and death of Richard III, England's most infamous monarch.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Bosworth Field, Battle of, England, 1485. -- Sound recordings.
Great Britain -- History -- Wars of the Roses, 1455-1485.
Richard III, King of England, 1452-1485 -- Death and burial.
Richard III, King of England, 1452-1485 -- In literature.
Henry VII, King of England, 1457-1509 -- Military leadership.
Added Author Wickham, Peter.
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ISBN 9781681417141 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1681417146 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT11438124
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