The team took the Towton game to Salute last weekend. I could not make it because my friend had chosen to get married that day but it seems to have been a successful day even without my micro-management, because they came away with the Most Impressive Troops trophy. Nice. There's more about the show, including more photos over on the Towton project blog but here's a couple of photos just for the Ooh Shiny Complex followers. Click the images for larger versions.
0900 on a snowy Palm Sunday in 1461. Shivering, the troops line up as snow begins to fall:
As they realise that their arrows are not reaching the Yorkist lines, the Lancastrians begin their advance across Towton Dale:
Norfolk falls like a slightly asthmatic lion on the Lancastrian flank. The Lancastrian rout begins.