Historical Events in 1460

  • Apr 4 University of Basel founded in Swiss Confederacy (now Switzerland)
  • May 9 Courtyard of the episcopal palace in Atrecht (akak Arras) has witch burnings

Victory in Battle

Jul 10 Wars of the Roses: Richard of York defeats King Henry VI at the Battle of Northampton, Henry VI is captured

  • Dec 30 Wars of the Roses: Battle of Wakefield (Northern England), Duke of York killed and his forces soundly defeated by forces for King Henry VI