1461 in History



February 2 2nd battle of St. Alban's-Lancastrian defeat Yorkists
March 4 Battle at Towton: Duke Edward of York beats English queen Margaretha Edward IV recognized as king of England
March 5 Henry VI was deposed by Duke of York during War of the Roses
March 29 Battle near Towton Field, 33,000 die (War of the Roses)
June 28 Edward IV crowned king of England
August 10 Alfonso ed Espina, bishop of Osma urges for an Inquistion in Spain









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