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Battle of Stoke Field 1487

The Yorkist defeat at Battle of Stoke Field in 1487 was one of the bloodiest battles and last battle of the War of the Roses.

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Battle of Bosworth 1485

Battle of Bosworth a defining battle for the crown of England, the end of the Plantagenets and start of the Tudor dynasty with Henry Tudor.

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Battle of Tewkesbury 1471

The forces of Lancaster under the Duke of Somerset were defeated at The Battle of Tewkesbury, against the Yorkist King Edward IV

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Battle of Barnet 1471

King Edward IV army defeated the Lancastarian army, lead by the defected Earl of Warwick at Battle of Barnet in 1471.

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Battle of Losecoat Field 1470

King Edward IV victory at the Battle of Losecoat Field, Welles army fled the field throwing off their coats to aid their retreat ‘Lose-coat’.

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Battle of Edgcote Moor 1469

Battle of Edgcote Moor, the Royal army led by Earls of Pembroke and Devon, and a rebel force led by supporters of Earl of Warwick in 1469.

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Battle of Hexham 1464

Battle of Hexham, marked the end of a Lancastrian resistance in the north of England during early part of the reign of Edward IV in 1464.

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Battle of Hedgeley Moor 1464

Battle of Hedgeley Moor, John Neville, Lord Montagu Yorkist army against Henry Beaufort, Duke of Somerset Lancastrian army in 1464.

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Battle of Towton 1461

Battle of Towton was possibly the largest and bloodiest battle ever fought on English soil, ended with a Yorkist victory in 1461.

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Battle of Ferrybridge 1461

Battle of Ferrybridge was a preliminary engagement between the houses of York and Lancaster before the larger Battle of Towton in 1461.