Battle of Shrewsbury, 21 July 1403

A rebel force led by Henry Percy, 'Hotspur', aiming to join with Owen Glyn Dwr against Henry IV was defeated by Henry just outside Shrewsbury. Hotspur was killed in the battle and his body displayed in Shrewsbury. Hotspur's death significantly reduced the threat to Henry IV.
War for the Throne: The battle of Shrewsbury 1403, John Barratt War for the Throne: The battle of Shrewsbury 1403, John Barratt. A military history of the turbulent early years of the reign of Henry IV, including his seizure of the throne, early conflicts with Scotland, the Glyn Dwr revolt in Wales and the rebellions by Henry Percy, earl of Northumberland, and his son Hotspur, with a special focus on the battle of Shrewsbury [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J. (23 August 2000), Battle of Shrewsbury, 21 July 1403, http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_shrewsbury.html

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