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Battle of Blore Heath

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Curiosities of Staffordshire- Battle of Blore Heath part 2

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The Battle of Blore Heath was one of the first major battles in the English Wars of the Roses. It was fought on 23 September 1459, at Blore Heath in Staffordshire. Blore Heath itself is a sparsely populated area of farmland, two miles east of the town of Market Drayton in Shropshire, and close to the towns of Market Drayton and Loggerheads, Staffordshire.
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  • Background 

  • The battle 

  • Aftermath 

  • Commemorations 

  • Bibliography