By David Cooke

ISBN-10: 1844154246

ISBN-13: 9781844154241

Yorkshire's earlier is replete with bloody battles and sieges. From the earliest instances armies have marched around the Yorkshire nation-state and feature fought for regulate of the land, the cities and the towns. Roman, Viking, Norman and the Scottish invaders have all contributed ruthless episodes to the tale. Christian fought pagan, Englishman fought overseas invader, and loyalist fought insurgent, in essentially the most damaging battles of British historical past. And sour inner conflicts, which set neighbour opposed to neighbour, created an both violent background as rival lords and landowners contended for strength and impact within the north. David Cooke offers a bright description of the outbreaks of conflict that experience punctuated the county's background. utilizing photograph modern debts and various illustrations and maps, he creates a shiny narrative of a county that used to be a battleground till sleek times.

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