England's bloodiest day

Saddler, D. John
March 2006
Military History;Mar2006, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p46
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.


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