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Authors: Sean McGlynn

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The west front of Lincoln Cathedral. Here, between the minster and the east gate of the castle, a last stand was made during the battle. (Dean and Chapter of Lincoln Cathedral)

The young Count of Perche is killed by a blade which went through the eye slit of his helmet and pierced his brain. The defeated cavalry take flight. (Corpus Christi College, Cambridge)

The bloody Battle of Sandwich which played a major part in ending the war. Peter des Roches, William Marshal and the papal legate Guala bless the English fleet as it engages with the French fleet bringing reinforcements for Louis’s final push in England. Note the use of lime pots and grappling hooks and the grim fate of Eustace the Monk. (Corpus Christi College, Cambridge)

Prisoners being set free. The terms of prisoner release were central to the peace treaty. (Corpus Christi College, Cambridge)


First published in 2001

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The History Press

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