796 Offa, king of Mercia died. Many
historians regard Offa as the most powerful Anglo-Saxon king before Alfred the Great.
1469 Wars of the Roses: the Battle of Edgecote Moor pitted the
forces of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick against those of Edward IV of
England took place.
1497 "Edward IV's son"
Perkin Warbeck’s army landed in Cork.