Warfare in Winchester: Empress Matilda’s Last Stand


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After Empress Matilda fails to gain the support of London and is chased out by its inhabitants, she journeys to Winchester and makes her camp there. Join Catherine Capel as she explores the events leading up to this moment and analyses the Empress’ decision to make the city her base of operations.

In Winchester, arrows will fly, blades will clash, and blood will spill, but only one side will come out on top.
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