captain of the wight

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mrs archer
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a jolly little paperback by dorothy davies about sir edward woodville, the lesser-known brother of that antony executed by richard iii. it's good value for £4.99, plus £1 p&p, from circle of light publications, po box 148, ryde, isle of wight po33 9be... a fictionalised account of edward's life, a victorian poem about the battle of st aubin in brittany (in which he was killed), an article on st aubin/analysis of the poem, a transcript of a tudor report on the battle, and some notes on the woodville family.

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Do you have an ISBN for it by any chance?
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yup, sorry, should have put that in! it's 970-0-9557230-1-8.
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http://aubin35.free.fr/site5/file2.htm

FYI : link attached to french web site associated with the battle with photo of the memorial to the English Company of Archers who died
"Tell your masters that Englishmen do not surrender" - Thomas Beaufort, Earl of Dorset to French Herald; Valmont, 1416.

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Recieved a copy the other day. I am looking forward to reading it.
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And finished.
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