Bosworth: did gunpowder win the day?

More lead round shot has been found at the new Bosworth site than at all European battlefields of the 15th and 16th centuries put together. So, asks Glenn Foard, did Richard III die with cannon fire ringing in his ears?

The battle of Bosworth site. (Photo by Darren Walker/Dreamstime)

This article was first published in the March 2010 issue of BBC History Magazine

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