On Palm Sunday, March 29, 1461, the bloodiest battle of the Wars of the Roses was fought on a plateau between the villages of Towton and Saxton in Yorkshire. It is said that over 30,000 died that day.
In simple terms (because it was, in actuality, very complex) The Wars of the Roses was a war of succession for the crown of England between the Yorks and Lancasters. And, while we know who won (a relative term considering the casualties), there are still many mysteries surrounding the war that will never be solved.Today's Question: Which side won the Battle of Towton?
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