Battle of Shrewsbury, 21 July 1403
A rebel force led by Henry Percy, 'Hotspur', aiming to join with Owen Glyn Dwr against Henry IV was defeated by Henry just outside Shrewsbury. Hotspur was killed in the battle and his body displayed in Shrewsbury. Hotspur's death significantly reduced the threat to Henry IV.
How to cite this article:
Rickard, J. (23 August 2000), Battle of Shrewsbury, 21 July 1403, http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_shrewsbury.html