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|Centuries:||14th century - 15th century - 16th century|
|Decades:|| 1430s 1440s 1450s - 1460s - 1470s 1480s 1490s
|Years:||1458 1459 1460 - 1461 - 1462 1463 1464|
|1461 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Works|
Events of 1461Edit
- February 2 - Battle of Mortimer's Cross - Yorkist troops led by Edward, Duke of York defeat Lancastrians under Owen Tudor and his son Jasper Tudor in Wales.
- February 17 - Second Battle of St Albans - The Earl of Warwick's army is defeated by a Lancastrian force under Queen Margaret, who recovers control of her husband.
- March 4 - The Duke of York seizes London and proclaims himself King Edward IV of England
- March 29 - Battle of Towton - Edward IV defeats Queen Margaret to make good his claim to the English throne. Thought to be the bloodiest battle ever fought in England.
- Edward, Richard of York's son, crowned as Edward IV, King of England (reigns until 1483)
- August 15 - The Empire of Trebizond, the last major Romano-Greek outpost falls to the Ottoman Empire under Mehmed II after a siege of 21 days.
- Cirencester Grammar School founded in south-west England by the Bishop of Durham
- Louis XI of France succeeds Charles VII of France as king (reigns until 1483)
- Leonardo da Vinci and Sandro Botticelli become students of Verrocchio
- Sarajevo, capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, is founded by the Ottomans
- François Villon: Le Grand Testament
- Donatello: Judith and Holofernes
|Gregorian calendar|| 1461 |
|Ab urbe condita||2214|
|Armenian calendar|| 910 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-383 – -382|
|Coptic calendar||1177 – 1178|
|Ethiopian calendar||1453 – 1454|
|Hebrew calendar||5221 – 5222|
|- Vikram Samvat||1516 – 1517|
|- Shaka Samvat||1383 – 1384|
|- Kali Yuga||4562 – 4563|
|Iranian calendar||839 – 840|
|Islamic calendar||865 – 866|
|Japanese calendar|| Kanshō
|- Imperial Year|| Kōki 2121|
|Thai solar calendar||2004|
- February 6 - Džore Držić, poet and dramatist (died 1501)
- April - Anne of France, Princess and Regent of France (died 1522)
- May 25 - Zanobi Acciaioli, librarian of the Vatican (died 1519)
- August 5 - Alexander Jagiellon, King of Poland (died 1506)
- date unknown
- February 2 - Owen Tudor, Welsh founder of the Tudor dynasty (executed)
- March 28 - John Clifford (in battle)
- March 29
- April 8 - Georg Purbach, German astronomer and mathematician (born 1423)
- July 22 - King Charles VII of France (born 1403)
- September 23 - Charles of Viana, King of Navarre (born 1421)
- October 7 - Jean Poton de Xaintrailles, follower of Joan of Arc (born c.1390)
- date unknown
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People of the year 1461 at Familypedia
4 people were born in 1461
2 children were born to the 1 women born in 1461
26 people died in 1461
802 people lived in 1461
Events of the year 1461 at FamilypediaEdit
7 people were married in 1461.
There were 3 military battles in 1461.
|Battle of Ferrybridge||28 March 1461 JL|
|Second Battle of St Albans||17 February 1461 JL|
|Battle of Towton||29 March 1461 JL|