Towton 1461: The First War of the Roses and England’s Bloodiest Battle

with George Goodwin
10:20 - 11:20
£15 non-subscriber, £12 subscriber

George Goodwin will explore the events of 29 March 1461, when the armies of two competing lings of England – the Lancastrian Henry VI and Yorkist Edward IV – assembled at Towton, a dozen miles from York. What had begun as an aristocratic feud now involved the entire nation. The war would be decided at England’s Armageddon.

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George Goodwin is a historian and author whose books include accounts of the battles of Towton and Flodden, and an exploration of Benjamin Franklin’s life in London.

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