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A view of the hill itself from the track (now a road) in the vale between Lansdown Hill and Freezing Hill where the Royalists initially formed up. The woods to the right and left of the crest of the hill were there at the time, and Waller formed a de...
Lansdown Hill battlefield, near Bath, England. March 2003

A view south from the centre of the battlefield looking at the plateau at the top of the hill. This is where Waller and the Parliamentarians fell back to form a second line after the ferocious initial assult of the Cornishmen.
Lansdown Hill battlefield, near Bath, England. March 2003

A monument on the Bosworth Battlefield placed to commemorate the fall of King Richard III during the battle. Although it indicates that it is placed on the spot where he fell, current research indicates that the actual site of the battle was some mil...
Bosworth Battlefield Visitor Centre and Country Park, Warwickshire, UK. March 2004

A Victorian pyramid built over a spring where, legend has it, King Richard III slaked his thirst during the battle of Bosworth.
Bosworth Battlefield Visitor Centre and Country Park, Warwickshire, UK. March 2004

A monument to the commander of the Cornish foot, Colonel Sir Bevile Grenvile, and the battle of Lansdown Hill (5th July 1643) positioned at the top of the hill (just off the present road) about the centre of the battlefield and approximately where he...
Lansdown Hill battlefield, near Bath, England. March 2003

The view north towards the Royalist position from 'Cromwells Plump', the highest point on the ridge where the Parliamentarian forces formed before the Battle of Marston Moor. The Royalist line formed in front of the tree line just below the horizon. ...
Marston Moor, between Tockwith and Long Marston, North Yorkshire, England. March 2003

The view looking south and south-west from the left of the Royalist position at the ridge where the Parliamentarians formed. The battlefield monument can just be seen in the haze, and Cromwell's plump on the ridgeline.
Marston Moor, between Tockwith and Long Marston, North Yorkshire, England. March 2003

The small clump of trees at the highest point of the ridge where the Parliamentarian forces lined up before the Battle of Marston Moor. It is thought to be where the Commanders surveyed the Royalist forces to decide their battle plan. Even though Lor...
Marston Moor, between Tockwith and Long Marston, North Yorkshire, England. March 2003

The monument to the Battle of Marston Moor, on the Tockwith to Long Marston road.
Marston Moor, between Tockwith and Long Marston, North Yorkshire, England. March 2003

A commemorative monument errected on the battlefield just north of Cromwell's position on Red Hill Ridge.
Naseby, Northamptonshire, August 2001

The view from Battle Flat - the ridge on which the Vikings formed for the later stages of the battle after the river had been forced by the English. The view looks down towards the river and the English lines.
Stamford Bridge, East Yorkshire, UK. Sept, 2009

A monument placed at the side of the Great North Road a few mines north of Northallerton and in front of the battlefield itself.
Northallerton, North Yorkshire, Winter 2003/4

The battlefield of Naseby (14th Jue 1642) from the centre of the battlefield looking up towards the Parliamentarian position.
Naseby, Northamptonshire, August 2001

The Naseby battlefield. Looking fron the right of the Parliamentarian position where Cromwell formed his Ironsides over the battlefield to the ridge where the Kings troops formed.
Naseby, Northamptonshire, August 2001

The view from the right of the Lancastrian starting point, looking down the slope at Cock Beck, and the 'Bloody Meadow' where many Lancastrians made a last stand or drowned in the beck, which was 'in spate'.
Between Towton and Saxton, North Yorkshire, England. March 2003

The grave of Lord Dacre who was killed fighting for the Lancastrians at the Battle of Towton. He is said to be buried in a standing position along with his horse.
Saxton churchyard, North Yorkshire, England. March 2003

The monument to the Battle of Towton, on the Tadcaster to Sherburn-in-Elmet road.
Between Towton and Saxton, North Yorkshire, England. March 2003