Mar 1470 Welles' Rebellion (Lincolnshire)

On Mar 1470 Richard Welles 7th Baron Willoughby Eresby, 7th Baron Welles (42) was executed at Queen's Cross during the Welles' Rebellion

On 12 Mar 1470 Thomas Dymoke (42) was beheaded at Queen's Cross during the Welles' Rebellion

On 19 Mar 1470 Robert Welles 8th Baron Willoughby Eresby was beheaded at Doncaster during the Welles' Rebellion

12 Mar 1470 Battle of Losecoat Field (Empingham)

On 12 Mar 1470 Edward IV King England (27) fought at Empingham during the Battle of Losecoat Field (Empingham). Robert Welles 8th Baron Willoughby Eresby was captured.

20 Mar 1470 Battle of Nibley Green

On 20 Mar 1470 the army of William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley (44) including Maurice Berkeley 3rd Baron Berkeley (35) defeated the army of Thomas Talbot 2nd Viscount Lisle (21) at Nibley Green. Thomas Talbot 2nd Viscount Lisle (21) was killed. [Battle of Nibley Green]

22 Jul 1470 Angers Agreement (Angers Cathedral)

On 22 Jul 1470 Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury (42) , Henry VI King England, II King France (48) and Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England signed the Angers Agreement that had been arranged by Louis "Father of the People" XI King France at Angers Cathedral. Edward Lancaster Prince Wales (16) and Anne Neville Queen Consort England (14) were formally betrothed as part of the Agreement.

Sep 1470 Edward IV escapes to Flanders (King's Lynn)

In Sep 1470 Edward IV King England (28) fled from King's Lynn to the court of Charles "Bold" Valois-Burgundy Duke Burgundy who was married to his sister Margaret York (24) . [Edward IV escapes to Flanders]

03 Oct 1470 Re-adeption of Henry VI

On 03 Oct 1470 Henry VI King England, II King France (48) was readepted VI King England: Plantagenet Lancaster. Thomas Tresham (50) was released. [Re-adeption of Henry VI]

02 Nov 1470 Edward V born in Sanctuary

On 02 Nov 1470 Edward V King England was born to Edward IV King England (28) and Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England (33) at Sanctuary. His father was abroad in Flanders. His Godparents included the Abbot and Prior of Westminster, and Elizabeth St John 5th Baron Scrope Bolton, [Edward V born in Sanctuary]

13 Dec 1470 Marriage of Edward of Westminster to Anne Neville (Angers Cathedral)

On 13 Dec 1470 Edward Lancaster Prince Wales (17) and Anne Neville Queen Consort England (14) were married at Angers Cathedral. Anne Neville Queen Consort England (14) was appointed as Princess Wales. [Marriage of Edward of Westminster to Anne Neville]

14 Mar 1471 Edward IV lands at Ravenspur

On 14 Mar 1471 Edward IV King England (28) landed at Ravenspur during the Edward IV lands at Ravenspur with William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings (40) .

14 Apr 1471 Battle of Barnet

On 14 Apr 1471 Edward IV King England (28) commanded at Barnet during the Battle of Barnet supported by George York 1st Duke Clarence (21) , Richard III King England (18) , John Babington (48) , William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings (40) (commanded), Ralph Hastings, William Norreys (30) , William Parr (37) , John Savage (49) , Thomas St Leger (31) , John Tuchet 6th Baron Audley Heighley, Baron Tuchet (45) , Thomas Burgh 1st Baron Burgh (40) and Thomas Strickland. The Yorkists William Blount, Humphrey Bourchier (40) , Humphrey Bourchier (36) and Thomas Parr were killed. The Lancastrians Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury (43) , John Neville 1st Marquess Montagu (40) , William Fiennes 2nd Baron Saye and Sele (43) and William Tyrrell were killed. Henry Holland 3rd Duke Exeter (40) commanded the left flank, was badly wounded and left for dead, Henry Stafford (46) and John Paston (27) were wounded, John Vere 13th Earl Oxford (28) commanded, and John Paston (29) and William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont fought.

14 Apr 1471 Margaret Anjou lands at Weymouth

On 14 Apr 1471 Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England lands at Weymouth with John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock. [Margaret Anjou lands at Weymouth]

04 May 1471 Battle of Tewkesbury

On 04 May 1471 Edward IV King England (29) was victorious at the Battle of Tewkesbury at Tewkesbury. Richard III King England (18) , Richard Beauchamp 2nd Baron Beauchamp Powick (36) , John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk (46) , George Neville 4th Baron Bergavenny (31) , John Savage (49) , John Savage (27) , Thomas St Leger (31) , John Tuchet 6th Baron Audley Heighley, Baron Tuchet (45) , Thomas Burgh 1st Baron Burgh (40) fought. William Brandon (46) , George Browne (31) , Ralph Hastings, Richard Hastings 9th Baron Willoughby Eresby (38) , James Tyrrell (16) , Roger Kynaston were knighted. William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings (40) commanded.

On 04 May 1471 at the Battle of Tewkesbury Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England was captured. Her son Edward Lancaster Prince Wales (17) was killed. John Courtenay 15th Earl Devon (36) , John Wenlock 1st Baron Wenlock and John Beaufort (30) were killed. Edmund Beaufort 4th Duke Somerset (32) and Hugh Courtenay (44) were beheaded after the battle.

On 06 May 1471 Gervase Clifton was beheaded at Tewkesbury after the Battle of Tewkesbury.

21 May 1471 Death of Henry VI (Tower of London)

On 21 May 1471 Henry VI King England, II King France (49) died (possibly mudered) at Wakefield Tower during the Death of Henry VI

26 Jun 1471 Edward created Prince of Wales

On 26 Jun 1471 Edward V King England was appointed Prince Wales. Thomas Vaughan was knighted. [Edward created Prince of Wales]

12 Jul 1472 Marriage of Richard Duke of Gloucester and Anne Neville (St Stephen's Chapel)

On 12 Jul 1472 Richard III King England (19) and Anne Neville Queen Consort England (16) were married at St Stephen's Chapel Anne Neville Queen Consort England (16) by marriage 1st Duke Gloucester (3C 1461). [Marriage of Richard Duke of Gloucester and Anne Neville]

1474 Anne Neville declared Legally Dead

29 Aug 1475 Treaty of Picquigny

On 29 Aug 1475 Edward IV King England (33) received a pension of 50,000 crowns per year as a result of having signed the Treaty of Picquigny; in effect a non-agression pact. Cardinal Thomas Bourchier (57) arbitrated on behalf of Edward. William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings (44) received a pension of 2000 crowns per year. John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk (50) and Thomas Montgomery 1200 each, Thomas Rotherham Archbishop York 1000, Cardinal John Morton 600. Richard III King England (22) opposed the Treaty considering it dishonourable.

14 Jan 1476 Death of the Duke of Norfolk (Framlingham Castle)

On 14 Jan 1476 John Mowbray 4th Duke Norfolk (31) died at Framlingham Castle. Suspicious since he was only 32. His only child Anne Mowbray 8th Earl Norfolk (3) who inherited the vast Mowbray estates was subsequently married to Richard York 1st Duke York, 1st Duke Norfolk (2) two years later. [Death of the Duke of Norfolk]

29 Jul 1476 Reburial of Richard and Edmund of York, and Edward of Norwich (St Mary and All Saints)

On 29 Jul 1476 Edward York 1st Duke Aumale, 2nd Duke York (103) , Richard York 3rd Duke York (64) and Edmund York 1st Earl Rutland (33) were reburied at St Mary and All Saints in a ceremony attended by Edward IV King England (34) , George York 1st Duke Clarence (26) , Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset (21) , William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings (45) , Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers (36) [Reburial of Richard and Edmund of York, and Edward of Norwich].

Apr 1477 Trial and Execution of Ankarette Twynyho

On 22 Dec 1476 Isabel Neville (25) died in childbirth. George York 1st Duke Clarence (27) believed she had been murdered by Ankarette Twynyho. [Trial and Execution of Ankarette Twynyho]

On 12 Apr 1477 Ankarette Twynyho was arrested at Keyford and taken to Bath. [Trial and Execution of Ankarette Twynyho]

On 13 Apr 1477 Ankarette Twynyho taken to Cirencester. [Trial and Execution of Ankarette Twynyho]

On 15 Apr 1477 Ankarette Twynyho was hanged at Myton Gallows. John Thursby was executed at Myton Gallows. [Trial and Execution of Ankarette Twynyho]

In 1478 Ankarette Twynyho was pardoned by Edward IV King England (35) . [Trial and Execution of Ankarette Twynyho]

15 Jan 1478 Marriage of Richard Duke of York and Anne Mowbray (St Stephen's Chapel)

On 15 Jan 1478 Richard York 1st Duke York, 1st Duke Norfolk (4) and Anne Mowbray 8th Earl Norfolk (5) were married at St Stephen's Chapel. An attractive match for Edward IV's second son since Anne Mowbray had inherited the vast Mowbray inheritance in 1476 when her father John Mowbray 4th Duke Norfolk (33) died. The ceremony was attended by Elizabeth York Queen Consort England (11) , Mary York (10) and Cecily York (8) . The day before Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk (35) was knighted In 1483 Parliament changed the succession so Richard York 1st Duke York, 1st Duke Norfolk (4) would continue to enjoy her inheritance (she died in 1481) effectively dis-inheriting William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley (52) (who was subsequently created Earl and Marquess) and John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk (53) (who would become an ardent supporter of Richard III following Edward's death. [Marriage of Richard Duke of York and Anne Mowbray]

18 Feb 1478 Execution of George Duke of Clarence (Bowyer Tower)

On 18 Feb 1478 George York 1st Duke Clarence (28) was drowned in a butt of Malmsey wine (allegedly) at Bowyer Tower. William Hussey (35) conducted the impeachment of the Duke of Clarence for treason. [Execution of George Duke of Clarence]