May 9 • 1HR 21M

Wars of the Roses and The Battle of Tewkesbury

with historian, Julian Humphrys

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Philippa Brewell
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The Battle of Tewkesbury was the last head to head battle between the Yorkists and Lancastrians.

As the sun set on Tewkesbury Abbey on the 4th May 1471, the Lancastrian line had been extinguished. Henry VI's only son and heir was dead, he himself was in captivity in the Tower of London and his wife, Margaret of Anjou, had nothing left to fight for.

In this interview with tour guide and battlefields expert, Julian Humphrys, we cover the run up to the battle, Margaret of Anjou's role, how the battle was won, and what really happened in the Abbey!

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Philippa is a Historian and History Event Organiser Philippa Lacey Brewell lives in Central England and is well respected in her field as a historian and tour guide. She is the owner and founder of British History Tours, a tour company for those who love British History. Philippa entertains thousands each week with her videos and stories from across the UK and British History. This ability to engage an audience, as well as being an expert in traveling the historical sites of the UK, makes her your perfect guide.