For centuries it was known as “the Great Battle”. It was the event that brought England into existence. For centuries the location of Brunanburh was lost. “Now the search for Brunanburh is over”.
Winners of the Society for Military History's Distinguished Book Prize, Michael Livingston and Kelly DeVries discuss the revolutionary findings presented in their book The Battle of Crécy: A Casebook. The Battle of Crécy is a deeply explored area of history. What prompted you to write this book? Kelly: I'd long had misgivings about the traditional understandings of the Battle of … Continue reading