Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain


Vespers for the 550th anniversary of the death of Richard Plantagenet, Duke Of York, on Tuesday 27th July at 6.00pm at St Martin’s, Stamford


Programme

Burghley Voices conducted by Fergus Black.

Followed by lecture:

The Heraldic Funeral: Its Purpose and Meaning
Julian Litten Ph D, FSA.


The event was part of an historical re-enactment by the Wakefield Historical Society of the funeral cortège from Pontefract to Fotheringhay, which stopped in Stamford in 1476.