Battle of Lewes

Johnson, David A.
May 2006
Military History;May2006, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p46
The article provides information on the Battle of Lewes in England in 1264. Edward Plantagenet, prince of England, led his mounted knights at full gallop toward the infantry of Simon de Montfort, who were charging down Offham Hill to meet them. King Henry III, though not as renowned as his son for battlefield exploits, reportedly fought honorably and well at Lewes.


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