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What happened on May 1455 and why was it significant?
Battle of St Albans Wars of the Roses begin
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When was the battle of Blore Heath?
September 1459 Victory for Yorkists
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When was the 'rout' of Ludford and for whom was it a victory?
October 1459 defeat for the Yorkists
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When was the battle of Northampton and for whom was it a victory?
July 1460 Strong victory for Yorkists
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When was the battle of Wakefield and for whom was it a victory?
December 1460 Strong victory for Lancastrians who had a much larger force. York was killed
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When was the 2nd battle of St Albans and who won?
February 1461. Yorkists under Warwick suffered another decisive defeat.
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When was the battle of Mortimer's Cross and for whom was it a victory?
February 1461. Significant Yorkist victory under Edward, son and heir of the Duke of York
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Which battle occurred in March 1461 and which battle did it prepice?
The battle of Ferrybridge which prepiced the larger and bloodier battle of Towton a day later.
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When was the battle of Towton, how many men were involved and for whom was it a victory?
March 1461. 50,000 men. Lancastrians routed by victorious Yorkists
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Which battles occurred in 1464 and what was their outcome?
Hedgely Moor April 1464. Hexham May 1464. Final Lancastrian resistance defeated soundly.
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What began to occur between 1464-65 and in the later period in 1469-71?
An upsurge in local rivalries where the great magnates such as Percy and Neville in the North and Bonville and Courteney in the South West took advantage of the chaos of war to strike at eachother.
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what occurred in 1469-70 and what was its outcome?
Rebellion by Richard Neville "Warwick the Kingmaker" which succeeded in temporarily removing Henry Edward IV and restoring Henry VI.
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Which battle occurred in July 1469 and what did it signify and what was the outcome?
Edgecote. Marked the beginning of the Yorkist feud in which one Yorkist faction turned on another. Warwick and Clarence defeated the largely Welsh army of Pembroke and Edward IV, Pembroke and Edward were captured and Pembroke was executed.
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Which minor battles occurred in March 1470?
Losecoat Field and Nibely Green.
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When was the battle of Barnet, who won and what was its consequences?
April 1471. Yorkist Victory. Edward IV enabled to secure the throne and reastablish himself as King and Warwick was killed.
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When was the battle of Tewksbury, who won and what was its consequences?
May 1471. Yorkist Victory. Resulted in the death of Lancastrian Prince Edward, the capture of his mother Margaret of Anjou and the murder of Henry VI.
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How did the period 1483-7 begin?
Richard Duke of Gloucester, usurped the rightful heir to the throne, his young nephew Edward V.
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Which battle occurred in 1485 and what was its outcome/significance?
Richard III was defeated and killed by Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond who was crowned Henry VII.
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Which battle occured in June 1487 and is regarded by many HIstorians as the final battle of the Wars of the Roses?
The Battle of Stoke.
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