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The Battle of Towton

by A. W. Boardman

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Published by Alan Sutton Pub. in Far Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire, Dover, NH .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • England,
  • Yorkshire
    • Subjects:
    • Towton, Battle of, Towton, England, 1461.,
    • Battles -- England -- Yorkshire -- History.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Wars of the Roses, 1455-1485.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Wars of the Roses, 1455-1485 -- Campaigns.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-170) and index.

      Other titlesTowton
      StatementA.W. Boardman ; foreword by Robert Hardy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA250 .B63 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 176 p. :
      Number of Pages176
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL904930M
      ISBN 100750907711
      LC Control Number95198437
      OCLC/WorldCa31755698

        Documentary about the discovery of a mass grave from the battle of Towton in Get this from a library! The Battle of Towton [George Goodwin] -- Gripping account of the Wars of the Roses battle of Towton - the most brutal day in English history.

      Books and journals Fiorato, Veronica (Editor), Boylston, Anthea (Editor), Knusel, Christoper (Editor), Blood Red Roses: The Archaeology of a Mass Grave from the Battle of Towton AD , () Foard, G, Morris, R, The Archaeology of English Battlefields: Conflict in the Pre-Industrial Landscape (CBA Research Report ), (), Hall. Battle of Towton (Ma ), battle fought on Palm Sunday near the village of Towton, about 10 miles (16 km) southwest of York, now in North Yorkshire, England. The largest and bloodiest battle of the Wars of the Roses, it secured the English throne for Edward IV against his Lancastrian opponents.

      The Battle of Towton was fought on Palm Sunday 29th March in Yorkshire and involved up to 70, men. At the end of the of them lay dead on the battlefield. It was without doubt the largest and bloodiest battle ever fought in this country. The Battle of Towton was fought on Ma , during the Wars of the Roses () and was the largest and bloodiest battle ever fought on British soil. Having been crowned earlier in March, Yorkist Edward IV moved north to engage Henry VI's Lancastrian forces.


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To buy a book titled 'Towton - The Battle Of Palm Sunday Field ', you want to read about the battle and not waste your time on too much detail of the events of the previous sixty years. In contrast, the events from the aftermath of the battle until the end of the Wars in are covered far too briefly in a seemingly rushed five page chapter.2/5(1).

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This singular battle in the Wars of the Roses was the longest, bigges /5. The Battle of Towton was the bloodiest battle to take place on English soil. On Palm Sunday, 29th Marchapproximately 28 men died fighting for their Lords and the King of England – be it Edward IV or Henry VI/5.

The following is an edited extract from ‘House of Beaufort; the Bastard Line that Captured the Throne’ by Nathen Amin, released by Amberley in August You can order the book HERE The Lancastrians had scouted an ideal location on an exposed plateau between the villages of Towton and Saxton, a few miles south of.

England's total population at the time is thought not to have exceeded 3m people. George Goodwin, who has written a book on Towton to coincide with the battle's th anniversary inreckons as many as 75, men, perhaps 10% of the country's fighting.

The Battle of Towton was the most barbaric ever fought on English soil, a frenzied slaughter that led to the crowning of Edward IV, our first Yorkist king Accessibility links Skip to article. The previous battle in the British Battles series is the Second Battle of St Albans The next battle in the Wars of the Roses is the Battle of Barnet.

to the Wars of the Roses. Battle: Towton War: Wars of the Roses Date of the Battle of Towton: 29 th March Place of the Battle of Towton: To the south of Tadcaster in Yorkshire Combatants at the Battle of Towton: Lancastrians against the Yorkists.

On Palm Sundaya bitterly contested battle was fought by two massive medieval armies for the prize of the crown of England. This work exlores what drove the contending armies of York and Lancaster to fight at Towton in the longest, biggest and bloodiest battle ever staged on British soil.

The battle at Towton in Yorkshire on 29 March was the largest, longest fought and bloodiest day in English medieval history. In terms of the number of troops involved, the ruthlessness of the fighting, the quantity of casualties and the decisive nature of its outcome, Towton stands out from the long sequence of battles fought for control of England in the fifteenth century.

On a bitterly cold Palm Sunday, 29 Marchthe army of King Edward IV met that of his Lancastrian enemies on a snow-covered battlefield south of the village of Towton in Yorkshire.

The struggle lasted all day in the longest and bloodiest battle of the Wars of the Roses. With the arrival of Yorkist reinforcements under the Duke of Norfolk, the Lancastrian line eventually broke and their.

Originally published inan illustrated study of the Battle of Towton in between the armies of York and Lancashire, which discusses what drove the armies to fight at Towton.

The Battle of Towton in North Yorkshire, fought during the Wars of the Roses, was reputedly the bloodiest battle ever seen on English soil.

In a mass. 6 The Battle of Towton was part of a war between two families seeking control over. England. 7 Soldiers who fought at Towton were better trained than in the past. 8 Ten percent of all soldiers in England died at Towton. 9 Guns killed many soldiers at Towton.

Questions Choose the correct letter: A, B, C, or D. Fought in the middle of a snow storm with perhaps as many asmen in the field, the Battle of Towton was the largest and bloodiest military engagement on English soil.

In a bitter melee that lasted many hours, it saw the fall of the Lancastrian dynasty and heralded the. The Battle of Towton resulted in a decisive victory for the Yorkists, after which Edward IV took the English throne.

Photograph of a mural in Westminster Palace. It shows William Shakespeare’s version of the splitting of nobles into the factions of York and Lancaster, sparking the Wars of the Roses in 15th-century England.

The Battle of Ferrybridge, 28 Marchwas a preliminary engagement between the houses of York and Lancaster before the larger battle of Towton, during the period known as the Wars of the Roses. After proclaiming himself king, Edward IV gathered together a large force and marched north towards the Lancastrian position behind the Aire River in on: Ferrybridge in Yorkshire, England, 53°42′45″N.

The Battle of Towton, the culmination of the first phase of the Wars of the Roses, was one of the bloodiest fought on English soil. The battle pitted the forces of Henry VI – king sincebut a weak ruler whose last fifteen years had seen a catalogue of foreign and domestic disasters – against Edward IV, proclaimed king.

Author and historian George Goodwin, who this month publishes a new book: Fatal Colours: Towton, – England's Most Brutal Battle, said: "The Tudors did a tremendously good propaganda job in.Book Description: The Battle of Towton in North Yorkshire, fought during the Wars of the Roses, was reputedly the bloodiest battle ever seen on English soil.

In a mass grave of soldiers was discovered there by chance. This was the catalyst for a multidisciplinary research project, still unique in Britain ten years after the initial.