Dates for your diary

Our next event will be on 4 July at Delapre Abbey, Northampton, where there will be walks, talks, living history and a foot tournament by the Harrington Companye. Talk at 11:30am, Walk at 13:30. Free event

On 10 July there will be a memorial walk for the fallen, with roses laid at Queen Eleanor’s Cross. Leaves the Abbey car park at 18:30.

Our next talk will be 23 July 7:30pm at the Marriott Hotel, Northampton. Our speaker will be Michael Brown from Prebendal Manor (http://www.prebendal-manor.co.uk/prebendal-garden.html) talking about the medieval garden. He will be bringing some examples too. Look forward to seeing you. Members free, non members £5.00.

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Magazine features article on the 1460 Battle of Northampton

The new issue of Medieval Warfare Magazine, a Wars of the Roses special, features an article on the 1460 Battle of Northampton by our chair, Mike Ingram. The article includes maps of how the action took place, plus a cover article on Francesco Coppini. On the cover is Warwick, Coppini and the future Edward IV beside Queen Eleanor’s Cross, from where the Archbishop of Canterbury and Coppini watched the battle.

http://www.karwansaraypublishers.com/pw/medieval-warfare/blog/mw-v-3/10460255_883971888312803_6326204446972328950_n

Next talk – 25th June.

Ever wonder who the knights were? How they fitted into the nobility. How their armour and weapons change? These and many more questions (plus a bit of Northants medieval history) will all be answered in our talk “The Knights Tale”

25 June, 7:30pm The Marriott Hotel. Eagle Drive, Northampton

https://www.marriott.co.uk/hotels/fact-sheet/travel/ormnh-northampton-marriott-hotel/

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