Hampshire HistBites

Warfare in Winchester: Empress Matilda’s Last Stand

December 23, 2020 Catherine Capel Season 2 Episode 6
Hampshire HistBites
Warfare in Winchester: Empress Matilda’s Last Stand
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Hampshire HistBites
Warfare in Winchester: Empress Matilda’s Last Stand
Dec 23, 2020 Season 2 Episode 6
Catherine Capel

After Empress Matilda fails to gain the support of London and is chased out by its inhabitants, she journeys to Winchester and makes her camp there. Join Catherine Capel as she explores the events leading up to this moment and analyses the Empress’ decision to make the city her base of operations. 

In Winchester, arrows will fly, blades will clash, and blood will spill, but only one side will come out on top.

For more information, including show notes and a transcript, please visit our website: https://www.winchesterheritageopendays.org/hampshire-histbites-episodes



Show Notes

After Empress Matilda fails to gain the support of London and is chased out by its inhabitants, she journeys to Winchester and makes her camp there. Join Catherine Capel as she explores the events leading up to this moment and analyses the Empress’ decision to make the city her base of operations. 

In Winchester, arrows will fly, blades will clash, and blood will spill, but only one side will come out on top.

For more information, including show notes and a transcript, please visit our website: https://www.winchesterheritageopendays.org/hampshire-histbites-episodes