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@Henry3FineRolls interesting Treharne saw 1264 as a milestone on road from 1215 towards 1688. #Bill of Rights @UKParlArchives
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Henry III agreed to observe the Provisions of Oxford of 1258, which limited Royal authority and stated that Parliament meet thrice yearly.
The settement between De Montfort and Henry III was negotiated on the night of 14 May 1264. It was known as the Mise of Lewes.
De Montfort decided the wisest course of action was to negotiate with Henry III #lewes
Henry III and his son were joined at the priory by barons and knights #lewes
After the battle of #Lewes De Montfort's army caused key royalist supporters to flee
During heavy fighting King Henry's army was beaten and he took refuge in a priory where he was joined by his son Edward #demontfort #lewes
Henry III's son Edward had some success against De Montfort's cavalry but made a mistake and the Royalists were left exposed #Lewes
De Montfort's position high up on the Sussex Downs gave him a strategic advantage from which he advanced down onto #Lewes #demontfort
De Montfort told his troops they were fighting for the Kingdom of England and the honour of God #demontfort #lewes
The army of King Henry III was entrenched in #Lewes itself #demontfort
At dawn on 14 May 1264 Simon de Montfort and his army were lined up on the ridge high above the Sussex town of #Lewes
750 years ago tonight Simon de Montfort moved his army over the downs towards Lewes where Henry III and his army were encamped
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