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The Battle of Towton was fought during the English Wars of the Roses on 29 March 1461
It was "probably the largest and bloodiest battle ever fought on English soil".
According to chroniclers, more than 50,000 soldiers from the Houses of York and Lancaster fought for hours amidst a snowstorm on that day, which was Palm Sunday. 28,000 died on the battlefield

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Category:Travel and Places
Subcategory:Europe
Subcategory Detail:United Kingdom
Keywords:Battlefield, Towton

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