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War of the Roses Battle Map (1455 - 1485)
The battles of the War of the Roses took place between 1455 and 1487. The war was fought between supporters of several descendants of Edward III, the King of England from 1327 to 1377. The war was not a constant fight that affected the whole country and its population, but a series of battles spread out over the years between sets of supporters known as the Lancastrians and the Yorkists. Some of the battles were fought by thousands of men. The Battle of Towton being the largest and the bloodiest.
|Battle Name||Date||Battle Name||Date|
|Hexham||May 1464||Towton||Mar 29 1461|
|Wakefield||Dec 30 1460||Blore Heath||Sept 23 1459|
|Bosworth||Aug 22 1485||Ludford Bridge||Oct 12 1459|
|Mortimer's Cross||Feb 2 1461||Tewkesbury||May 4 1471|
|Edgcote||Jul 26 1469||St. Albans||May 22 1455|
|Barnet||Apr 14 1471|
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