‘And down goes all before them’
Gunpowder weapons from the fifteenth to the seventeenth centuries
Saturday 24 November 2018
The Battlefields Trust in partnership with the Royal Gunpowder Mills at Waltham Abbey present a one-day seminar from 9.30 a.m.–5.30 p.m., on gunpowder weapons from the fifteenth to the seventeenth centuries, entitled ‘And down goes all before them’, a quotation from Shakespeare’s Henry V. The venue will be the Royal Gunpowder Mills, Beaulieu Drive, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1JY.
The day will include lectures, demonstrations of gunpowder weapons by re-enactors and tours of the Royal Gunpowder Mills. Speakers include Nick Hall, Curator Emeritus at the Royal Armouries, Richard Knox, Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre, and Simon Marsh, Battlefields Trust, with demonstrations from Rumford Artillery Group (part of Lord Fauconberg’s Household) of the War of the Roses Federation and Rawdon’s Regiment of the English Civil War Society. Cost for the day is £35.00 for Battlefields Trust members (£40.00 non-members) and includes lunch and refreshments.
For further information email Harvey Watson or telephone 01494 257847.