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Battle of Mortimer's Cross

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On This Day: 2 February 1461 The Battle of Mortimer's Cross

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THE BATTLE OF MORTIMERS CROSS 2011 Pt 1 - (THE CAMP)

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THE BATTLE OF MORTIMERS CROSS 2011 Pt 2 - (CALL TO ARMS)

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The Battle of Mortimer's Cross was fought on 2 February 1461 near Wigmore, Herefordshire, not far from the Welsh border. It was a major battle of the Wars of the Roses. The opposing forces were an army led by Jasper Tudor and his father, Owen Tudor, and other nobles loyal to the King Henry VI of the House of Lancaster, his Queen Margaret of Anjou and their seven-year-old son Edward, Prince of Wales on one side, and the army of Edward, Earl of March. Some sources say it was fought on 3 February, and the exact location has been the subject of some speculation.
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