Tewkesbury - Cotswolds Medieval Market Town

Last Updated January 13, 2019 by Tim Trott. First Published in 2016.

The Battle of Tewkesbury, which took place on 4 May 1471, was one of the decisive battles of the Wars of the Roses.

Tewkesbury - Cotswolds Medieval Market Town

The forces loyal to the House of Lancaster were completely defeated by those of the rival House of York under their monarch, King Edward IV.

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