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Towton Field

Towton Field (touˈtən) [key], North Yorkshire, N England, near Tadcaster. It was the scene (1461) of a bloody and decisive battle in which the forces of Edward IV defeated the Lancastrians. See Roses, Wars of the.

See study by G. Goodwin (2011).

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