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Military History of London - Peasants' Revolt, Battle of Barnet, RAF Kenley, Gordon Riots, RAF Hornchurch, Royal Hospital School (Paperback) Loot Price: R397 Discovery Miles 3 970
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Military History of London - Peasants' Revolt, Battle of Barnet, RAF Kenley, Gordon Riots, RAF Hornchurch, Royal Hospital School (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 51. Chapters: Peasants' Revolt, Battle of Barnet, RAF Kenley, Gordon Riots, RAF Hornchurch, Royal Hospital School, Old Royal Naval College, Iranian Embassy Siege, Royal Hospital Chelsea, Royal Arsenal, Convoys Wharf, Cornish Rebellion of 1497, Royal Small Arms Factory, London Regiment, Siege of Sidney Street, London Irish Rifles, 56th Infantry Division, Battle of Brentford, Battle of Turnham Green, Inns of Court Regiment, London District, Addiscombe Military Academy, Queen Victoria's Rifles, Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, Woolwich Dockyard, South Dock, Rotherhithe, JASON reactor, RAF Stanmore Park, Sterling Armaments Company, RAF St Pancras, RAF Fairlop. Excerpt: The Battle of Barnet was a decisive engagement in the Wars of the Roses, a dynastic conflict of 15th-century England. The military action, along with the subsequent Battle of Tewkesbury, secured the throne for Edward IV. On 14 April 1471 near Barnet, then a small town north of London, Edward led the House of York in a fight against the House of Lancaster, which backed Henry VI for the throne. Leading the Lancastrian army was Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick, who played a crucial role in the fate of each king. Historians regard the battle as one of the most important clashes in the Wars of the Roses, since it brought about a decisive turn in the fortunes of the two houses. Edward's victory was followed by fourteen years of Yorkist rule over England. Formerly a key figure in the Yorkist cause, Warwick defected to the Lancastrians over disagreements about Edward's nepotism, secret marriage, and foreign policy. Leading a Lancastrian army, the earl defeated his former allies, forcing Edward to flee to Burgundy. The Yorkist king persuaded his host, Charles the Bold, to help him regain the English throne. Leading an army raised with Burgundian money, Edward launched his...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2011
First published: August 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Editors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 52
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-53458-8
Barcode: 9781156534588
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LSN: 1-156-53458-5

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