LHG Bibliography: Battle of Lewes

Beamish, Tufton, Battle Royal: a New Account of Simon de Montfort’s Struggle Against King Henry III, Frederick Muller, 1965.

Blaauw, William H., The Barons’ War including the Battles of Lewes and Evesham, Nichols & Son & Baxter & Son, 1884. Reprinted in 2009 by BibioBazaar.

Brooks, Richard, Lewes and Evesham 1264-65: Simon de Montfort and the Baron’s War, Osprey Publications, 2015.

Carpenter, David, The Battles of Lewes and Evesham, 1264-65, Mercia Publications, 1987.

Carpenter, David; Whittick, Christopher, The Battle of Lewes, 1264, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 2014, 152, 39-65. [Abstract] [PDF]

Fleming, Barbara, Battle of Lewes, 1264: They Fought for England, J & KH Publishing, 1999.

Kingsford, C.L. (ed),The Song of Lewes, Clarendon Press, 1890.
A thousand line medieval verse song (in Latin) about the battle and the issues behind it, published near the end of Victoria’s reign and accompanied by extensive Victorian scholarship about the topic.

Lower, Mark Antony, The Rivers of Sussex, part 1 (Eastern Division), Sussex Archaeological Collections, 1863, 15, 148-164.
River Ouse and its tributaries pp159-164, includes etymology of the rustic origin of Cooksbridge (where Simon de Montfort and his troops breakfasted before the Battle of Lewes). [Full text of article]

Mann, E.L., Battle of Lewes 1264, Seaford: S.B. Publications, [1976?].

Powicke, F. Maurice; Treharne, R.F.; Lemmon, Charles H., The Battle of Lewes 1264: its Place in History, Friends of Lewes Society, 1964.

Sadler, John, The Second Barons’ War: Simon de Montfort and the Battles of Lewes and Evesham, Pen & Sword Military, 2008.

Waley, Daniel, Simon de Montfort and the historians, Sussex Archaeological Collections, 2002, 140, 65-70. [Abstract] [PDF 523Kb]