What Happened on May 4, 1471

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Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Battle of Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, the final battle between the Houses of Lancaster and York: the Prince of Wales, Edward of Westminster, killed and King Edward IV restored to his throne, restoring political stability to England until his death in 1483.

Famous Deaths

  • Edmund Beaufort, 4th Duke of Somerset, English military commander (executed)
  • Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales, dies at 17, becoming the only heir apparent to the English throne to ever die in battle