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Hedgeley Moor

Battle Name : Hedgeley Moor

Date(s) : 25 April 1464

Part of : War of the Roses ,

Outcome : A victory for Yorkist Forces over Lancastrian Forces

Type of battle : Land


A very small engagement when Yorkists under John Neville, Marquess of Montagu were attacked by a Lancastrian force. Some Lancastrians under Lords Roos and Hungerford withdrew before battle commenced. The Yorkist overwhelmed the remaining Lancastrians many of whom were killed including Sir Ralph Percy.