Events for Saturday 14th April 2012
On This Day in History
Battle of Barnet14th April 1471
The Battle of Barnet was a decisive engagement in the Wars of the Roses. Along with the subsequent Battle of Tewkesbury, the battle secured the throne for Edward IV and the house of York.
Further ReadingBarnet -1471
by David Clark
On 14 April 1471 the forces of Lancaster under the Earl of Warwick and those of York under Edward IV clashed at Barnet in Hertfordshire in one of the decisive battles of the Wars of the Roses. In a bloody encounter the two armies fought to resolve a bitter dynastic… Read more...Only £12.99 at Pen & Sword Books.