April

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8 9 April 1483

Edward IV dies

10 11 April 1471

Edward IV with his army, and Richard, Duke of Gloucester, enter London

12 13 14 April 1471

Battle of Barnet. Richard Neville, the Earl of Warwick, and his brother John Neville, Marquess Montagu, are killed; Richard is slightly wounded

15 16 April 1484

Death of Edward, Richard's only legitimate son, at Middleham Castle.

The Middleham Standard wlll fly at half mast at Middleham Castle to commemorate his death.

17 18 April 1461

George and Richard arrive in Bruges on their way back to London as royal princes

19 20 April 1483

Edward IV buried in St Georges Chapel Windsor

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22 April 1444

Elizabeth Plantagenet born at Rouen. One of Richard's sisters

23 24 25 April 1464

At Hedgeley Moor Montagu defeated a Lancastrian army under Ralph Percy and Henry Beaufort, Duke of Somerset.

26 27 28 April 1442

Edward IV born in Rouen

28 April 1461

Richard and George return from Utrecht

29 30 April 1483

Richard and Buckingham arrest Rivers, Grey and Vaughan at Stony Stratford and secure custody of Edward V

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