Wars of the Roses Fight
Not far from here, at Edgcote, in July 1469, a battle between the forces of the Earl of Pembroke and those loyal to the Earl of Warwick took place. Pembroke lost allowing Edward IV to be taken into “protection” by Warwick. You can find out more about the fight and how to opens in a new windowvisit the battlefield here.
A plaque has been erected at Trafford Bridge on the Culworth to Wardington Road describing the battle. We’ve linked this from the entry in opens in a new windowWoodford’s Time Line.