Battle Timeline

This table shows the major battles of the Wars of the Roses. If you’d like to find out more about each conflict, see our interactive map here.


YearDateLocationWinner
1455May 22ndSt. AlbansYork
1459September 23rdBlore HeathYork
1459October 12/13thLudford BridgeLancaster
1460July 10thNorthamptonYork
1460December 30thWakefieldLancaster
1461February 2ndMortimers CrossYork
1461February 17thSt. AlbansLancaster
1461March 29thTowtonYork
1464April 25thHedgeley MoorYork
1464May 15thHexhamYork
1469July 26thEdgecoteLancaster
1470March 12thLosecoat FieldYork
1471April 14thBarnetYork
1471May 4thTewkesburyYork
1485August 22ndBosworthHenry VII
1487June 16thStokeHenry VII

You can also find out more details on the Richard III Society website