place for information on Ross-on-Wye and the Wye Valley
BATTLE FOR WALES - GOODRICH CASTLE, ROSS-ON-WYE 2004
Battle for Wales was re-enacted at Goodrich Castle, Herefordshire
over the weekend of 21st / 22nd August 2004. Here you can
view some of the photographs I took at the event, which is
also covered in the 24th
August edition of 'Wyenot
Plantaganet Society - organizers of the event.
Supplies,' from whom I purchased a fine medieval hat and shirt
at the event.
a medieval knight rides out, preparing for the jousting tournament,
which is about to take place to please King Henry IV of England.
crowds, encouraged by Friar Timbrell, enthusiastically waved
flags to cheer on their favourite knight, amid cries of, 'Kill
the Frenchman!' (After all, they did cheat at Hastings.)
medieval knight on horseback prior to jousting for the entertainment
of King Henry IV.
lance, captured on film shattering as he is victorious over his opponent,
Jenna during the jousting tournament.
Hal, future king of England, Henry V, who was later wounded in the
face by an arrow at the Shrewsbury Battle for Wales in 1403.
that same day . . . Hal,
Prince of Wales' day may have started out well but later, he is wounded
in the face by a Welsh arrow and has to leave the battle field.
rain down on the battlefield and, as both sides engage in combat.
Welsh looking strong in battle.
FILMS: GOODRICH CASTLE AND OTHER HISTORIC PLACES TO VISIT
WITHIN EASY REACH OF ROSS-ON-WYE
series of short films above show places in the the Wye Valley Area
of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Forest of Dean. For more films
about the local area, you are welcome to visit the High
Definition Video page, from which you can view the above films
and more, full screen.
further Goodrich Castle Information, please telephone: 01600 890538
Please tell them that you found them on
Wyenot.com (not just the internet) Thank
to stay in and close to Goodrich, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire