Roll Call of the Men Who Fought at Towton

                                                        

Last Name First Name City County Born Died Affiliation Attainted
Plantagenet Edward Rouen  France 1442 1483 Yorkist No
Grey of Wilton Reginald Wilton Herefordshire 1420 1493 Yorkist No
Asherton John ? ? ? ? Yorkist No
Astley  John Nailstone Leicestershire ? ? Yorkist No
Baskerville James Eardisley Hertfordshire 1425 1485 Yorkist No
Baskerville Thomas Wolvershill Hertfordshire ? ? Yorkist No
Beauchamp Richard ? ? ? ? Yorkist No
Blount Humphrey Kinlet Shropshire 1422 1477 Yorkist No
Bourchier Henry Halstead Essex 1415 1474 Yorkist No
Bourchier Humphrey Halstead Essex 1440 1471 Yorkist No
Bourchier John Halstead Essex 1415 1474 Yorkist No
Bourchier William Halstead Essex ? 1480 Yorkist No
Brandon William Wangford Sussex 1456 1485 Yorkist No
Brooke Edward Brooke Somerset 1411 1464 Yorkist No
Burgh Thomas Gainsborough Lincolnshire 1431 1496 Yorkist No
Burton William Lindley Leicestershire 1391 1461 Yorkist No
Byron Nicholas Clayton Lancashire ? ? Yorkist No
Chamberlain Robert Gedding Suffok ? 1461 Yorkist No
Clinton John Maxstoke Warwickshire 1410 1464 Yorkist No
Conyers Christopher Sokeburn County Durham 1411 ? Yorkist No
Conyers John Hornby Yorkshire ? ? Yorkist No
Corbet Roger Moreton Corbet Shropshire 1415 1467 Yorkist No
Corbie Roger ? ? ? ? Yorkist No
Croft Richard the Elder Croft Herefordshire 1429 1509 Yorkist No
Croft Richard the Younger Croft Herefordshire ? 1562 Yorkist No
Danby Robert Thorpe Yorkshire ? 1474 Yorkist No
Debenham Gilbert LittleWenham Suffolk ? 1500 Yorkist No
 De La Pole John Wingfield Suffolk 1442 1492 Yorkist No
Denyes Thomas ? Norfolk ? 1461 Yorkist No
Devereaux Walter Weobley Hertfordshire 1431 1485 Yorkist No
Dinham John Hartland Devonshire 1443 1501 Yorkist No
Donne John Picardy France 1420 1503 Yorkist No
Elderton Thomas Hackney Greater London ? ? Yorkist No
Fairfax Guy Steton Yorkshire ? 1495 Yorkist No
Fiennes William Hertmonceaux Kent 1428 1471 Yorkist No
FitzAlan  Thomas Arundel Castle Sussex ? ? Yorkist No
Fogge  John Repton Derbyshire ? 1490 Yorkist No
Gate Geoffrey Garnetts Essex ? 1476 Yorkist No
Green Robert Hayes Greater London ? ? Yorkist No
Grevill John Charlton Regis Gloucestershire ? 1481 Yorkist No
Grey of Heton Ralph Chillingham Northumberland 1432 1464 Yorkist No
Grey of Ruthin Edmund Ruthin Denbighshire, Wales 1416 1490 Yorkist No
ap Henry Gruffyd  ? ? 1438 1461 Yorkist No
Hakluyt Richard Yatton Herefordshire ? ? Yorkist No
Harcourt John Stanton Harcourt Oxfordshire ? ? Yorkist No
Harper John ? ? ? ? Yorkist No
Harrington  James Brierley Yorkshire ? 1497 Yorkist No
Harrington Robert Badsworth Lancashire ? 1487 Yorkist No
Hastings Ralph Harrowdon Northamptonshire 1435 1495 Yorkist No
Hastings Richard York Castle Yorkshire 1433 1510 Yorkist No
Hastings William Kirby Leicestershire 1431 1483 Yorkist No
Herbert Richard Raglan Castle Wales ? 1469 Yorkist No
Herbert William Raglan Castle Wales 1423 1469 Yorkist No
Howard  John Framlingham Suffolk 1421 1485 Yorkist No
Huddleston John Millom Cumbria ? 1493 Yorkist No
Jenney Richard ? ? ? 1461 Yorkist No
Lumley George Lumley Castle County Durham 1445 1507 Yorkist No
Lumley Thomas Lumley Castle County Durham ? 1487 Yorkist No
Markham John Sedgebrook Lincolnshire ? 1479 Yorkist No
Markham Robert Sedgebrook Lincolnshire ? ? Yorkist No
ap Matthew David ? ? 1400 1484 Yorkist No
Middleton Geoffrey ? ? ? ? Yorkist No
Milewater  John the Elder Stoke Edith Herefordshire ? ? Yorkist No
Milewater  John the Younger Stoke Edith Herefordshire ? ? Yorkist No
Montgomery Thomas Faulkbourn Essex 1433 1494 Yorkist No
Mornington Thomas Sarnesfield Herefordshire ? ? Yorkist No
Mountford  Simon Coleshill Warwickshire ? 1494 Yorkist No
Mowbray John Framlingham Suffolk 1415 1461 Yorkist No
Mytton Walter Weston-under-Lizard Staffordshire ? ? Yorkist No
Neville Edward Raby Castle County Durham ? 1476 Yorkist No
Neville Richard Warwick Castle Warwickshire 1428 1471 Yorkist No
Neville William Raby Castle County Durham 1410 1463 Yorkist No
Norreys William Yattendon Castle Berkshire 1433 1507 Yorkist No
Ogle  Robert Ogle Northumberland 1406 1469 Yorkist No
Palmer Robert ? ? ? ? Yorkist No
Parr Thomas Kendal Castle Westmorland 1405 1464 Yorkist No
Paston  John I Paston Norfolk 1421 1466 Yorkist No
Petche  William Lullingstone Kent 1425 1488 Yorkist No
Pierrepont Henry  Holme Pierrepont Hall Nottinghamshire ? ? Yorkist No
Pilkington John Pilkington and Sowerby Lancashire ? 1479 Yorkist No
Radcliffe James Attleborough Norfolk 1452 1496 Yorkist No
Radcliffe John Attleborough Norfolk ? 1461 Yorkist No
Rainsford Laurence Rainsford Merseyside ? 1490 Yorkist No
Rainsford William Great Tew Oxfordshire ? 1487 Yorkist No
Ratcliffe Henry ? ? ? ? Yorkist No
Salkeld Richard ? ? ? ? Yorkist No
Say  John Broxbourne Hertfordshire 1415 1478 Yorkist No
Scott John Brabourne Kent 1423 1485 Yorkist No
Scrope John Bolton Yorkshire 1435 1498 Yorkist No
Sharpe Nicholas ? ? ? ? Yorkist No
Somerville John ? ? ? ? Yorkist No
Sotehill Henry Stoke Faston Leicestershire ? ? Yorkist No
Stafford Fulk Clent Staffordshire ? ? Yorkist No
Stafford Henry Brecon Wales 1455 1483 Yorkist No
Stafford  Humphrey Grafton Regis Worcestershire 1427 1486 Yorkist No
Stanley Thomas Lathom Lancashire 1435 1504 Yorkist No
Stanley William Holt Norfolk ? 1495 Yorkist No
Stonor  William Stonor Oxfordshire ? ? Yorkist No
Stourton John Witham Somerset 1404 1462 Yorkist No
Sturgeon Thomas ? ? ? ? Yorkist No
Sturgeon William ? ? ? ? Yorkist No
Strangeways James Harlsey Yorkshire 1427 1480 Yorkist No
Strangeways Richard Harlsey Yorkshire 1435 1488 Yorkist No
Strickland Thomas Sizergh Westmorland 1440 1497 Yorkist No
Sutton John Barton-under-Needlewood Staffordshire 1400 1487 Yorkist No
Tendering William Stoke-by-Nayland Suffolk ? ? Yorkist No
Thornton Roger Nether Whitton Northumberland ? ? Yorkist No
 Thorpe Thomas ? ? ? 1461 Yorkist No
Threlkeld Lancelot Threlkeld Cumberland 1435 1493 Yorkist No
Tocotes Roger Bromham Wiltshire ? 1492 Yorkist No
Touchet John Heleigh Staffordshire 1420 1490 Yorkist No
Tuddenham Thomas Oxborough Norfolk 1401 1462 Yorkist No
Tyrell William Gipping Suffolk ? 1471 Yorkist No
Vaughan Philip Tretower Powys ? ? Yorkist No
Vaughan Roger Tretower Powys ? 1471 Yorkist No
Vaughan Thomas Tretower Powys 1410 1483 Yorkist No
Vestynden Ralph ? ? ? ? Yorkist No
Walgrave Thomas Smallbridge Suffolk 1425 1500 Yorkist No
Wenlock John Luton Bedfordshire ? 1471 Yorkist No
Wingfield Robert Letheringham Suffolk 1432 1481 Yorkist No
Wolferstone Roger Wolferstone Hall Suffolk ? 1461 Yorkist No
Lancaster Henry Windsor Berkshire 1421 1471 Lancastrian No
Beaufort Henry Raglan Castle Monmouthshire 1436 1464 Lancastrian Yes
Holland Henry Darlington County Durham 1430 1475 Lancastrian Yes
Percy Henry Alnwick Castle Northumberland 1421 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Woodville Anthony Grafton Regis Northamptonshire 1442 1483 Lancastrian No
Ackworth William Luton  Bedfordshire ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Aldeley John Guisnes France ? 1461 Lancastrian No
Antron William Antron Cornwall ? 1461 Lancastrian No
Arundel John Lanherne Cornwall 1421 1473 Lancastrian No
Babthorpe Thomas Babthorpe Yorkshire ? ? Lancastrian No
Beaumont Henry Cole Orton  Leicestershire ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Beaumont John Cole Orton Leicestershire ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Beaumont William Edenham Lincolnshire 1438 1507 Lancastrian No
Bellingham Henry Burnashede Westmorland ? ? Lancastrian Yes
Bellingham Robert Burnashede Westmorland ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Bertram William Mitford Northumbria ? 1461 Lancastrian No
Bigod Ralph Settrington Yorkshire 1410 1461 Lancastrian No
Bokingham Henry ? ? ? 1461 Lancastrian No
Bolling Robert Bolling Yorkshire ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Bowes William Streatlam County Durham ? 1461 Lancastrian No
Brampton Edward Guisnes France ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Brampton Thomas Guisnes France ? 1461 Lancastrian No
Burnby Thomas Manton Rutland ? ? Lancastrian No
Burton John Longnor Shropshire ? ? Lancastrian No
Butler James Kilkenny Castle Ireland 1420 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Butler John Kilkenny Castle Ireland 1422 1477 Lancastrian Yes
Butler Thomas Kilkenny Castle Ireland 1426 1515 Lancastrian Yes
Carey Richard Cockington Devonshire ? ? Lancastrian No
Carr Thomas Westminster Middlesex ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Catesby William Ashby St. Ledgers Northamptonshire 1408 1479 Lancastrian No
Chapman John Wymborne Minster Dorset ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Chernok Ralph Thorley Lancashire ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Cheney William Cralle Place Kent ? ? Lancastrian No
Clay John Cheshunt Hertfordshire ? ? Lancastrian No
Claymond Thomas ? ? ? ? Lancastrian No
Clifford John Skipton Castle Yorkshire 1435 1461 Lancastrian No
Clifton Gervase Clifton Nottinghamshire 1438 1491 Lancastrian No
Clifton Robert Goosnargh Lancashire 1437 1491 Lancastrian No
Cockerell Richard York Yorkshire ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Courtenay John Powderham Castle Devonshire 1435 1471 Lancastrian Yes
Courtenay Philip Powderham Castle Devonshire   1463 Lancastrian No
Courtenay Thomas Powderham Castle Devonshire 1432 1461 Lancastrian No
Crackenthorpe John Holgyll Yorkshire ? 1461 Lancastrian No
Crackenthorpe Thomas Hogyll Yorkshire ? 1461 Lancastrian No
Crawford Thomas Calais France ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Curwen Thomas Workington Hall Cumberland 1441 1490 Lancastrian No
Dacre Humphrey Gilsland Cumberland 1420 1485 Lancastrian Yes
Dacre Ralph Gilsland Cumberland 1412 1461 Lancastrian No
Daniel Thomas Rising Norfolk ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Dawson John Westminster Middlesex ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Delves John Doddington Cheshire 1440 1471 Lancastrian No
Dertyngton Thomas Dartington Devonshire ? ? Lancastrian Yes
Digby Everard Stoke Dry Rutland ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Doubigging John Rising Norfolk ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Echingham Thomas Echingham Sussex ? ? Lancastrian No
Ellesmere Edward London Greater London ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Eure Ralph Witton Castle County Durham 1412 1461 Lancastrian No
Everingham John ? ? ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Everingham Richard Pontefract Yorkshire ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Everingham Thomas Newhall Leicestershire ? ? Lancastrian Yes
Fielding William Lutterworth Leicestershire 1415 1471 Lancastrian No
Fitzhugh Henry Ravensworth Yorkshire 1430 1472 Lancastrian No
Fitz Lewis Henry Bromfords Essex ? ? Lancastrian No
Fortescue John Wymston and Shepham Devonshire 1394 1476 Lancastrian Yes
Fulford  Baldwin Great Fulford Devonshire 1415 1461 Lancastrian No
Fulford Thomas Great Fulford Devonshire 1440 ? Lancastrian No
Fulmady Richard ? Lincolnshire ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Fyndern Thomas Findern Derbyshire ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Gaitford Richard Estretford in Cley Nottinghamshire ? ? Lancastrian Yes
Gascoigne William Gawthorpe Yorkshire ? 1486 Lancastrian No
Gorges Theobald Wraxall Somerset 1401 1470 Lancastrian No
Grey Thomas Exeter Devonshire 1420 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Grimsby William Grimsby Lincolnshire ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Hampden Edmund Hampden Buckinghamshire ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Hammes Edmund ? ? ? ? Lancastrian Yes
Hammes Simon ? ? ? ? Lancastrian Yes
Hammis Richard ? ? ? 1461 Lancastrian No
Harhill William ? ? ? 1461 Lancastrian No
Harvey Nicholas Ickworth Suffolk 1439 1471 Lancastrian Yes
Hatecale Robert Barleburgh Yorkshire ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Havill William ? ? ? 1461 Lancastrian No
Hawt John ? ? ? ? Lancastrian No
Heron of Ford John Ford Northumberland ? 1461 Lancastrian No
Hervey Thomas Thurley ? ? 1461 Lancastrian No
Heydon John Baconsthorpe Norfolk ? 1461 Lancastrian No
Hill Laurence Moch Wycombe Buckinghamshire ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Hill William Buntingsdale Shropshire ? 1461 Lancastrian No
Hildyard Robert Winestead Yorkshire ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Hody Alexander Torbay Devonshire ? 1461 Lancastrian No
Holland William ? ? ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Hopton Ralph Witham Somerset ? 1461 Lancastrian No
Horne Robert ? Kent 1422 1461 Lancastrian No
Hungerford Robert Farley Somerset 1431 1464 Lancastrian No
Hungerford Walter Hetyesbury Wiltshire ? 1516 Lancastrian Yes
Joseph William London Greater London ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Joskin John Branghing Hertfordshire ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Kirkby Richard Kirkby Ireleth Lancashire 1437 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Latimer Nicholas Duntish Dorset 1429 1505 Lancastrian Yes
Lenche John Wyche Worcestershire ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Lewes Henry ? ? ? ? Lancastrian Yes
Lister  Richard  Wakefield Yorkshire ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Litley Thomas London Greater London ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Luttrell James Dunster Castle Somerset 1426 1461 Lancastrian No
Maidenwell John Kirton in Lyndesey Lincolnshire ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Makerell Ralph Risby Suffolk ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Manning Thomas New Windsor Berkshire ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Marney John Layer Marney Essex 1399 1472 Lancastrian No
Mauleverer John Allerton Mauleverer Yorkshire ? 1476 Lancastrian No
Maunsell  Philip Scrurlage Glamorgan ? 1461 Lancastrian No
Metham Thomas Metham Yorkshire ? ? Lancastrian No
Mille William ? ? ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Molyneaux Thomas Sefton Merseyside 1445 1483 Lancastrian No
Montgomery John Throwley Staffordshire ? 1461 Lancastrian No
Morton John Blokesworth Dorset ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Mountford Edmund Henley-on-Thames Oxfordshire ? ? Lancastrian Yes
Myrvyn John Southwark Surrey ? ? Lancastrian No
Narbohew Henry ? ? ? 1461 Lancastrian No
Naylor John London Greater London ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Neville Charles Brancepeth County Durham ? 1469 Lancastrian No
Neville Humphrey Brancepeth County Durham 1439 1469 Lancastrian No
Neville John Raby Castle County Durham 1410 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Newburgh William East Lulworth Dorset ? ? Lancastrian No
Nuthill Walter Riston in the Holderness Yorkshire ? 1461 Lancastrian No
Nuthill William Riston in the Holderness Yorkshire ? ? Lancastrian Yes
Pennington John Muncaster Castle Cumberland 1393 1464 Lancastrian No
Penycock John Waybridge Surrey ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Percy Ralph Leckonfield Yorkshire 1425 1464 Lancastrian No
Percy Richard Leckonfield Yorkshire 1427 1461 Lancastrian No
Philip Thomas ? ? ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Pigot Ralph ? ? ? ? Lancastrian Yes
Plumpton William Plumpton Yorkshire 1435 1461 Lancastrian No
Preston John Wakefield Yorkshire ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Roos Henry Rockingham Northamptonshire ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Roos Thomas Conisbrough Castle South Yorkshire 1427 1464 Lancastrian Yes
Ross Henry Rockingham Northamptonshire ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
St. Quynton William Harpham Yorkshire ? ? Lancastrian No
Saintlove Giles ? ? ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Scudamore  John Mockas Herefordshire ? 1461 Lancastrian No
Smothing John York Yorkshire ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Spencer Henry Westminster Middlesex ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Stanley Thomas Carlisle Cumbria ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Stuckley Richard Lambeth Surrey ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Tailboys William Kyme Lincolnshire 1415 1461 Lancastrian No
 Tempest Richard Giggleswick Yorkshire 1408 1488 Lancastrian No
Thompson Thomas Guines France ? ? Lancastrian No
Tresham  John Wolfage Northamptonshire 1462 1521 Lancastrian No
Tresham Thomas Rushton Northamptonshire 1422 1471 Lancastrian No
Trollope Andrew Durham County Durham ? 1461 Lancastrian No
Trollope David Durham County Durham ? 1461 Lancastrian No
Tuddenham Richard Oxborough Norfolk ? ? Lancastrian No
Tudor Jasper Hatfield Hertfordshire 1431 1495 Lancastrian Yes
Tunstall Richard Thurland Lancashire 1427 1492 Lancastrian Yes
Tunstall Thomas Thurland Lancashire ? ? Lancastrian Yes
Uvedale Thomas Wickham Hampshire ? 1474 Lancastrian No
Uvedale William Wickham Hampshire ? 1524 Lancastrian No
Vaux William Harrowden Bedfordshire 1437 1471 Lancastrian Yes
de Vere George Castle Hedingham Essex ? 1503 Lancastrian Yes
Vernon William Haddon Derbyshire 1416 1467 Lancastrian No
Welles  Lionel Methley, Leeds Yorkshire 1406 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Wentworth Philip Nettlestead Suffolk ? 1464 Lancastrian Yes
 West Richard Hampton Cantilupe Devonshire 1432 1476 Lancastrian No
Weysford William London Greater London ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Wharton Roger Burgh Westmorland ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Whelpdale John Lichfield Staffordshire ? 1461 Lancastrian Yes
Whittingham Robert Saleden Hertfordshire 1420 1471 Lancastrian Yes
Willoughby  John Eresby Lincolnshire ? ? Lancastrian No
Woodville Richard Maidstone Kent 1405 1469 Lancastrian No
               
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