Britain's forgotten battlefields

In an essay for Britain's Independent, Ian Herbert considers some of the country's forgotten battlefields and how historians should fight for their protection.

Neglected battlefields include:

  • Maldon, 10 August 991
  • Hastings, 14 October 1066
  • Battle of the Standard, 22 August 1138
  • Irfon Bridge, 11 December 1282
  • Falkirk, 22 July 1298
  • Barnet, 14 April 1471
  • Bosworth, 22 August 1485
  • Flodden, 9 September 1513
  • Pinkie Cleugh, 10 September 1547
  • Naseby, 14 June 1645
  • Worcester, 3 September 1651
  • Sedgemoor, 6 July 1685