TITLE

England's bloodiest day

AUTHOR(S)
Saddler, D. John
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Military History;Mar2006, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a battle between the armies of Kings Henry VI and Edward IV of England in Towton on March 29, 1401 that aimed to determine who among the two kings will rule the country. The imminent prospect of battle tended to focus men's thoughts on the question of whose side God favored. Somerset and Exeter led the right battle for Lancaster while Northumberland and Trollope fought on the left. King Edward won the battle that led to the establishment of his reputation as a brilliant commander.
ACCESSION #
19667991

 

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