The Wars of the Roses

Events

Henry VI born

6 December 1421

Margaret of Anjou born

23 March 1430

Edward IV born

28 April 1442

Return of Richard, Duke of York from Ireland

August 1450

Henry VI first bout with mental illness

December 1453

Start of York's first protectorate

April 1454

End of York's first protectorate

February 1455

Wars of the Roses begins

22 May 1455

First Battle of St. Albans

22 May 1455

Battle of Blore Heath

23 September 1459

Battle of Ludford Bridge

12 October 1459

Battle of Northampton

10 July 1460

Battle of Wakefield

30 December 1460

Battle of Mortimer's Cross

2 February 1461

Second Battle of St. Albans

17 February 1461

Battle of Ferrybridge

28 March 1461

Battle of Towton

29 March 1461

Battle of Hedgeley Moor

25 April 1464

Battle of Hexham

15 May 1464

Battle of Edgecote Moor

26 July 1469

Battle of Losecote Field

12 March 1470

Edward V born

4 November 1470

Battle of Barnet

14 April 1471

Battle of Tewkesbury

4 May 1471

Henry VI dies

21 May 1471

Edward IV dies

9 April 1483

Richard III is killed at the Battle of Bosworth

22 August 1485

Battle of Bosworth Field

22 August 1485

Wars of the Roses ends

16 June 1487

Battle of Stoke Field

16 June 1487