Year 1469 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 26 Wars of the Roses: Battle of Edgecote Moor - Pitting the forces of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick against those of King Edward IV

Historical Marriages

  • Oct 17 Crown prince Fernando of Aragon (17) marries heir Princess Isabella of Castile (18), will unite the two Spanish crowns (not officially one country till 1707-16)

Historical Figures Who Died in 1469

  • May 30 Lope de Barrientos, Spanish bishop
  • Dec 3 Piero de' Medici, ruler of Florence, dies at about 53