-this isn't Towton this is one of the battles from the Swiss-Burgundian wars fought in the same period as the wars of the roses but an entirely separate conflict although the Burgundians did have a large number of English longbowmen in their ranks. You can tell all that by looking at the 2 figures closest to the edge the shield is one from a Burgundian knight whilst the figure with the pike opposing him has a Swiss badge on his sleeve -the Swiss won the war .
The Battle of Bosworth Field was the last significant battle of the Wars of the Roses, the civil war between the Houses of Lancaster and York that raged across England in the latter half of the 15th century. Fought on 22 August 1485, the battle was won by the Lancastrians. Their leader Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond, by his victory became the first English monarch of the Tudor dynasty.
Detail from Graham Turner's Battle of st Albans.Fought on the 22nd May 1455, this was the first battle of what would become known as the Wars of the Roses.
Gothic Armor by Lorenz Helmschmied, c. 1485
German gothic harness, later 15th century
A bacinet skull. A super early medieval piece, 3rd quarter 14th century Italy. So the plague hit Europe in the area of 1346–53. This was used not much longer !
Extant 15th Century German Gothic Armour -- myArmoury.com
Sallet Date: 1475 Culture: German Medium: Steel Dimensions: H. 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm); W. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm); D. 15 1/4 in. (38.7 cm); Wt. 7 lb. 2.1 oz. (3234.7 g) Classification: Helmets Credit Line: Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Funds from various donors, 1929 Accession Number: 29.158.10
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Philadelphia, USA, Philadelphia Museum of Art, composite armour, parts are from fortress of Chalcis on the island of Euboea, Greece, known as the "Chalcis Hoard" Images courtesy of Todd Hoogerland, AAF ID