The Battle of Northampton and it’s place in the Wars of the Roses

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Newport Pagnell Historical Society

Tuesday, 16th March 2021

Speaker: Geoff Morris.

The battle was the first major engagement in the Wars of the Roses and was an overwhelming Yorkist victory with casualties in the thousands as a result of the treachery of Lord Grey of Ruthin, who changed sides midway through the battle.

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