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Battle of Evesham

Battle Name : Battle of Evesham

Date(s) : 04 August 1265

Part of : The Baron's War ,

Outcome : A victory for Henry lll army over The Baronial Army

Type of battle : Land


The battle was a desperate attempt by Simon de Montfort to recover what was a lost position. An all or nothing charge in column at the centre of the royalist line almost succeeded but the wings of Prince Edward's force closed in and the battle became a blood bath.