Battles of the Wars of the Roses

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First Battle of St. Albans
1455 - Yorkist victory - Somerset and Northumberland killed, first battle of the Wars of the Roses
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Battle of Blore Heath
1459 - Yorkist victory - Lord Audley killed
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'Rout' of Ludford
1459 - Lancastrian victory - Richard of York, Warwick and Edward, Earl of March, run away.
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Battle of Northampton
1460 - Yorkist victory - Henry VI captured, Buckingham executed. Anjou and her son escape.
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Battle of Wakefield
1460 - Lancastrian victory - Richard of York killed
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Second Battle of St. Albans
1461 - Lancastrian victory - Edward, Earl of March, did not get there in time to help due to Mortimer's Cross
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Mortimer's Cross
1461 - Yorkist victory - Edward, Earl of March detoured on the way to St. Albans
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Battle of Towton
1461 - Yorkist victory - 50,000 men involved, Edward IV was crowned soon after
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Battle of Hedgeley Moor
1464 - Yorkist victory
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Battle of Hexham
1464 - Yorkist victory
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Battle of Edgecote
1469 - Earl of Warwick victory against Edward IV - Edward IV captured but released soon after by Warwick
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Battle of Losecoat Field
1470 - Edward IV victory - Rebellion encouraged by Warwick failed
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Battle of Barnet
1471 - Edward IV victory - Edward IV reestablished as King, Warwick is killed
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Battle of Tewkesbury
1471 - Yorkist victory - Prince Edward, Henry VI's son, killed, Anjou captured. Henry VI dies of 'melancholy' soon after
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Battle of Bosworth
1485 - Tudor victory - Richard III killed, Henry VII becomes king
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Battle of Stoke
1487 - Tudor victory - Lambert Simnel attempts to claim the throne, last battle of the Wars of the Roses
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Battle of Blore Heath

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1459 - Yorkist victory - Lord Audley killed

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'Rout' of Ludford

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Battle of Northampton

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Battle of Wakefield

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