Hexham

After completing his mission at the border of Scotland, Lord Montagu marched south and engaged the Lancastrian forces at Hexham. His army rapidly charged downhill and crushed the Lancastrian forces. The Lancastrian leaders were executed ending most of the Lancastrian resistance.

York Leadership: Lord Montagu

Lancaster Leadership: Duke of Somerset

Size of forces: Yorks - 5,000 Lancasters - 5,000

Location: 
England
Outcome: 
Yorkist victory
Campaign: 
First Campaign
Start Date: 
Sunday, May 15, 1464
Start Year: 
1464
End Date: 
Sunday, May 15, 1464
End Year: 
1464
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