Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


Mortimer's Cross (Early Feb 1461) and St.Albans(II) (17Feb 1461)

No description

Rhona Ann

on 24 October 2012

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Mortimer's Cross (Early Feb 1461) and St.Albans(II) (17Feb 1461)

Mortimers cross (Early feb 1461) and St.Albans (II) (17 Feb 1461) The Battle of Mortimer's Cross was fought on 2 February 1461 near the border of wales. It was part of the Wars of the Roses. It took place when the Yorkist army of Edward, Earl of March, intercepted a Lancastrian force under Jasper Tudor, Earl of Pembroke, that was marching into England from South Wales. On the 2nd February 1461 (though some sources claim the 3rd), somewhere near Mortimer’s Cross Edward deployed the Yorkist army, probably on ground of his choosing and engaged the enemy.

The Results
Warwick retreated to Chipping Norton, where he joined Edward, Duke of York. Tired now of trying to reform the monarchy, Warwick agreed to the coronation of Edward at Westminster as Edward IV. A fresh Yorkist army rallied around the new king, and just a month after the disaster of St Albans came the overwhelming triumph of

More British Battles

Key events and Deaths:
They defeated the Lancastrian army, a number
of Tudor’s commanders, including Jasper’s
father Owen, were captured and later executed
in Hereford.
There was an army of 2,000–3,000 people on each side
it was claimed that there was a death of 4000

The 2nd Battle of St. Albans
When: February 17, 1461

where: St. Albans, Hertfordshire

Who: Lancastrian forces under Anthony Trolloppe vs. a Yorkist army led by the Earl of Warwick (Warwick the Kingmaker)

Why: The interminable conflict we know as the Wars of the Roses dragged on. Henry VI was captured at Northampton and remained a puppet in the hands of the house of York, and the fight was carried on by Queen Margaret.

Full transcript