SJ5117 : A killing field

taken 10 years ago, near to Battlefield, Shropshire, Great Britain

A killing field
A killing field
In 1403 this was the site of the battle between Henry IV & Harry Percy aka Hotspur. The battle is mentioned by Wm Shakespeare in his play Henry IV part 1 (or it could be part 2). Hotspur's forces were located on the ridge in the centre & left of the picture. Hotspur was killed in the battle & his corpse later quartered in the centre of Shrewsbury - a monument now marks that site.
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SJ5117, 56 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 15 May, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 11 February, 2008
Category
Battlefield   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 512 170 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:44.9421N 2:43.4372W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 512 170
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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