Friday, March 29, 2013

History Trivia - Battle at Towton Field - death toll 33,000

March 29

1461 - Battle near Towton Field, death toll about 33,000 in the deadliest battle of the War of the Roses, where Edward of York defeated Queen Margaret to become King Edward IV of England. 

 1561 Santorio Santorio, the first physician to employ instruments of precision to medical practice, was born.

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