Battle of Radcot Bridge, 19 December 1387
Robert de Vere, earl of Oxford, leading a force of troops loyal to Richard II was defeated by the forces of the lords appellant, who opposed Richard's rule. De Vere escaped the battlefield but died in exile, while the lords appellant gained a short lived control over the country, culminating in the Merciless Parliament, where Richard's main allies were condemned.
How to cite this article: Rickard, J. (23 August 2000), Battle of Radcot Bridge, 19 December 1387, http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_radcot.html