History Alive

Saturday, June 25, 2022 to Sunday, June 26, 2022

NANMA will be there representing the 14th century at this multi period event. Bowyer, fletcher and master archer (they may even have been in Erpingham's retinue) also our guynor with his vast knowledge of siege warfare.

Sir Thomas Erpingham born in Norfolk 1357 and immortalised by Shakespear commanded the victorious archers at Agincourt, having previously presided over the surrender of Harfleur.

Erpingham married twice, but both marriages were childless. He was a benefactor to the city of Norwich, where his arms are still displayed in the cathedral, he also had the main gate constructed, which bears his name. He died on 27 June 1428, and was buried in Norwich Cathedral.



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