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Battle of Lewes 1264

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, September 12, 2018
1. Battle of Lewes 1264 Marker
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Battle of Lewes 1264
On 14th May 1264 Simon de Montfort’s army of 5000 barons and Londeners defeated royalist forces of twice that size under Henry III on the downs northwest of Lewes. The Mise of Lewes, signed next day led to the first English Parliament meeting at Westminster 20th January 1265,

This viewing platform was erected by Lewes Town Council and unveiled by the Mayor Councillor R.H. Yarrow M.B.E. on 14th May 1985.
1985

 
Erected 1985.
 
Location. 50° 52.447′ N, 0° 0.496′ E. Marker is in Lewes, England, in East Sussex. Marker is at the intersection of Castle Banks and Castle Precints, on the right when traveling south on Castle Banks. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lewes, England BN7 1UZ, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Lewes 14th May 1264 (here, next to this marker); The Shell Keep and Angled Towers (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Curtain Wall and Castle Moat (about 120 meters away);
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By Michael Herrick
2. Battle of Lewes 1264 Marker
What Happened Where? (about 150 meters away); The Norman Gatehouse and the Barbican (about 150 meters away); Russian Cannon (about 150 meters away); Barbican Gate (about 150 meters away); The Battle of Lewes, 1264 (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewes.
 
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Lewes on Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 7, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Mise of Lewes on Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 7, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
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By Michael Herrick
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 7, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 7, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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