Battle of Bramham Moor, 19 February 1408

Bramham Moor saw the death of Henry Percy, earl of Northumberland. Percy had been a key ally of Owen Glen Dwr in his rebellion against Henry IV. He had been in exile in Scotland, but changes in Scotland made him feel unsafe, and having spent time in Wales and then France, he returned to Scotland, raised a small force, and invaded England, where he was defeated and killed by Yorkshire knights led by the sheriff of York. The death of Percy removed the threat of rebellion in the North of England, and allowed Henry to focus more fully on Wales.
How to cite this article: Rickard, J. (21 August 2000), Bramham Moor, 19 February 1408, http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_bramham.html

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