First Battle of St Albans – Profile

Fought
22 May 1455

Location
St Albans, Hertfordshire

Participants
House of York and House of Lancaster

Army
York 3,000 – 7,000
Lancaster 2,000

Leaders (York)


Richard, Duke of York
Richard Neville, Earl of Salisbury
Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick

Leaders (Lancaster)


Henry VI of England
Edmund Beaufort, Duke of Somerset
Humphrey Stafford, Duke of Buckingham
Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
Thomas Courtenay, Earl of Devon
Thomas, Lord Clifford

Victory - House of York

Casualties
160
Edmund Beaufort, Duke of Somerset
Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
Thomas, Lord Clifford

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