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The Battle of Towton was fought during the English Wars of the Roses on 29 March 1461, near the village of Towton in Yorkshire. It brought about a change of monarchs in England, with the victor, the Yorkist Edward, 4th Duke of York (who became King Edward IV (1461-1483)) having displaced the Lancastrian King Henry VI (1422-1461) as king, and thus drove the head of the Lancastrians and his key supporters out of the country.

It was "probably the largest and bloodiest battle ever fought on English soil".[2] According to chroniclers, more than 50,000 soldiers from the Houses of York and Lancaster fought for hours amidst a snowstorm on that day, which was Palm Sunday. A newsletter circulated a week after the battle reported that 28,000 died on the battlefield.

Contemporary accounts described Henry VI as peaceful and pious, not suited for the violent dynastic civil wars, such as the War of the Roses. He suffered from periods of insanity while his inherent benevolence eventually required his wife, Margaret of Anjou, to assume control of his kingdom, which contributed to his own downfall. His ineffectual rule had encouraged the nobles' schemes to establish control over him, and the situation deteriorated into a civil war between the supporters of his house and those of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York.[3] After the Yorkists captured Henry in 1460, the English parliament passed an Act of Accord to let York and his line succeed Henry as king. Henry's consort, Margaret of Anjou, refused to accept the dispossession of her son's right to the throne and, along with fellow Lancastrian malcontents, raised an army. Richard of York was killed at the Battle of Wakefield and his titles, including the claim to the throne, passed to his eldest son Edward. Nobles who were previously hesitant to support Richard's claim to the throne considered the Lancastrians to have reneged on the Act — a legal agreement — and Edward found enough backing to denounce Henry and declare himself king. The Battle of Towton was to affirm the victor's right to rule over England through force of arms.

On reaching the battlefield, the Yorkists found themselves heavily outnumbered. Part of their force under John de Mowbray, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, had yet to arrive. The Yorkist leader Lord Fauconberg turned the tables by ordering his archers to take advantage of the strong wind to

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User avatar #38 - xXMAQXx ONLINE (03/29/2014) [+] (4 replies)
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Why is everyone talking about the crow, look at the damn description and learn dammit
User avatar #59 - beldepinda ONLINE (03/29/2014) [+] (3 replies)
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************ why the description!??!?!? I mean WHY!!!@! Is it not finished? It was intresting to read and fall off short
#20 - infinitereaper (03/29/2014) [+] (17 replies)
Crows are capable of learning words,
they also remember faces
they know who you are, best you hope they do not know where you live
lest you be nevermore
User avatar #1 - audisek (03/29/2014) [+] (12 replies)
I wouldn't solve it myself
#3 - astarothaufromage (03/29/2014) [+] (4 replies)
Crows are freaking smart. Thank god chickens are the tasty ones. I'd never eat such a magnificent bastard.
#14 - mankey ONLINE (03/29/2014) [+] (3 replies)
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#2 - sinery (03/29/2014) [+] (4 replies)
#18 - Womens Study Major (03/29/2014) [+] (2 replies)
But that's a Crow. Look for Cornacchia nera (Carrion Crow) then Corvo Imperiale (Raven)
it is clearly a crow, ******

************

So your Title should be: That's so Crow

Stop trying to be so hip or cool and **** you little ignorant twat
#41 - flourchin (03/29/2014) [+] (1 reply)
hhehe
#66 - grimandevil (03/30/2014) [-]
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#15 - holyfool (03/29/2014) [+] (2 replies)
I summon caww to ask how did crows get so smart?
I summon caww to ask how did crows get so smart?
User avatar #57 - itachijebest (03/29/2014) [+] (1 reply)
Damn, i know people who wouldn't figure this out...
#64 - neocortex (03/30/2014) [-]
thats so D raven
#60 - cthumoo ONLINE (03/29/2014) [-]
quoth the raven...
#36 - androiddxx (03/29/2014) [+] (3 replies)
Everyone's commenting on how smart he is.

Little bastard probably just read the fable.

Cheating little **** .
#94 - kingron (03/30/2014) [+] (4 replies)
**kingron rolled image**
#79 - thesilveresteagle (03/30/2014) [+] (2 replies)
**thesilveresteagle rolled image**
User avatar #21 - indecisivejew (03/29/2014) [+] (3 replies)
I for one am very happy that dinosaurs evolved into these ******* , because I don't really want to think about having things the size of raptors with this kind of smarts.
#12 - Womens Study Major (03/29/2014) [+] (1 reply)
Isn't there some fable/kid's story about this? Didn't Aesop write one about the crow/raven and the water in a pot?
#13 to #12 - bigmanblue (03/29/2014) [-]
yeah there is an aesops fable about a crow who drops stones in a tall cup to raise the water and allow the crow to drink it
but crows are ******* smart so its not really a fable
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