Battle of Tewkesbury – Profile

Fought
4 May 1471

Location
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

Participants
House of York and House of Lancaster

Army
York 3,500 – 5,000
Lancaster 6,000

Leaders (York)

Edward IV
Richard, Duke of Gloucester
William, Lord Hastings

Leaders (Lancaster)

Edmund Beaufort, Duke of Somerset
John Beaufort, Marquess of Dorset
John Courtenay, Earl of Devon
John, Lord Wenlock
Margaret of Anjou
Edward, Prince of Wales

Victory – House of York

Casualties
2,000
John Beaufort, Marquess of Dorset
John Courtenay, Earl of Devon
Edward, Prince of Wales

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