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Battle of Northampton memorial walk

The annual Battle of Northampton memorial walk is tonight.

Historian Mike Ingram will lead a tour of the battlefield from 7pm, starting at Queen Eleanor’s Cross where a wreath will be laid in memory of the thousands who died in the bloody 1460 encounter.

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Re-enacters brought the battle to life over the weekend at Delapre Abbey and photographer Dave Ikin was there to record the event with his camera.

The full story of The Battle of Northampton is told by Mike here

The battlefield walk is a great chance to sample some of Northampton’s incredible history on the spot where it happened.

Steve Scoles wrote about the battlefield walk here

 

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