Thumbnails of Blore Heath Battle 2005 and Mucklestone Church, Staffordshire

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The Battle of Blore Heath took place on 23 September 1459. It was one of the series of battles which became known as the Wars of the Roses. The Yorkists won.

For a very good account of the battle and information about the annual re-enactment, visit Blore Heath

The re-enactment photographs were taken on Sunday 25 September 2005.

Demonstrating the cannon before the battle

Charging with pikes

Getting ready for the battle

Getting ready for the battle
Below are some battle scenes from Sunday's re-enactment


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