The Battle of Boroughbridge was fought onthisday 16th March 1322 A.D. between the group of the rebellious barons and the King Edward of England near Boroughbridge which was northwest of York.

Over time the antagonism between the King and the Thomas Earl of Lancaster his most powerful subject fought which led to his death (execution) and defeat. Which allowed Edward to regain his royal authority and hold onto his power for another five years.

This in itself furthered the technology in battles, which was used extensively by foot soldiers rather than calvary and a heavily impacted the use of the long bow.

 

 

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