BATTLEFIELD: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1750.
" BATTLEFIELD, (Salop) 5 m. N.E. of Shrewsbury, bet. the roads to Chester and Holywell. Here was formerly a popish college, founded by K. Hen. IV. and V. of whom the former gained a victory on this plain, over the rebels under Henry Percy, surnamed Hotspur."
[Transcribed information from England's Gazetteer - Stephen Whatley - 1750](unless otherwise stated)
[Description(s) transcribed by Mel Lockie ©2015]