First Baron’s War

Medieval Warfare
Topic 3: First Barons’ War

The First Barons’ War (1215 to 1217) saw conflict between King John and his nobles, and an attempt to seize the throne by Prince Louis of France. 

It also saw a second battle of Lincoln, where Louis’ forces were decisively beaten.

Manuscript illustration of the Second Battle of Lincoln. (Manuscript in the Parker Library Collection)