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Insight into history of bloody battle




The memorial stone at the spot where King Henry VII raised the Royal Standard after the Battle of Stoke Field
The memorial stone at the spot where King Henry VII raised the Royal Standard after the Battle of Stoke Field

A rare opportunity is available to see where a victorious King Henry VII raised the Royal standard when a stately home opens its grounds.

Stoke Hall, East Stoke, is hosting a two-day event to mark the 530th anniversary of one of England’s bloodiest battles.

The Battle of Stoke Field in 1487 was a bitterly-fought conflict that is regarded by historians as the last act in the Wars of the Roses.


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