Medieval Timeline: Today in Medieval History

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On this date, February 17th, in medieval history:

  • 1461 – The Second Battle of St. Albans: One of the battles fought during the Wars of the Roses. On this particular day, the Lancastrian army led by the Queen Margaret of Anjou defeated the Yorkist faction led by the Earl of Warwick. The Lancastrians freed King Henry IV who had been taken prisoner by the Earl.

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