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Bosworth Field,

Leicestershire, central England. It was the scene of the battle (1485) at which Richard IIIRichard III,
1452–85, king of England (1483–85), younger brother of Edward IV. Created duke of Gloucester at Edward's coronation (1461), he served his brother faithfully during Edward's lifetime—fighting at Barnet and Tewkesbury and later invading Scotland.
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 was killed and the crown was passed to his opponent, the earl of Richmond (Henry VIIHenry VII,
1457–1509, king of England (1485–1509) and founder of the Tudor dynasty. Claim to the Throne

Henry was the son of Edmund Tudor, earl of Richmond, who died before Henry was born, and Margaret Beaufort, a descendant of Edward III through John
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), first of the TudorsTudor,
royal family that ruled England from 1485 to 1603. Its founder was Owen Tudor, of a Welsh family of great antiquity, who was a squire at the court of Henry V and who married that king's widow, Catherine of Valois.
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Bosworth Field

English history the site, two miles south of Market Bosworth in Leicestershire, of the battle that ended the Wars of the Roses (August 1485). Richard III was killed and Henry Tudor was crowned king as Henry VII
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1485: Richard was killed at the Battle of Bosworth Field and the House of Tudor took over the throne as Henry VII became king.
ON THIS DAY: August 22, 1485: Richard III defeated and killed at Battle of Bosworth Field.
1485: e Battle of Bosworth Field was fought in Leicestershire and Richard III was butchered as he vainly tried to reach the usurper, Henry Tudor.
Richard III was killed in the Battle of Bosworth Field on August 22, 1485 during the War of the Roses.
Richard III: The King in the Car Park (C4, 9pm) This documentary looks at the search for the final resting place of Richard III, who was killed at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485.
The team is also analysing another set of human bones, believed to belong to Richard III, the last Plantagenet king, who was killed at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485.
Richard was killed in the Battle of Bosworth Field in Leicestershire, central England, on August 22, 1485.
The first monarch featured is Henry IV, who in 1399 seized power from his cousin, Richard II - the last of the Plantagenet Kings, and ends with Richard III, who died at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485.
The second Lord Stanley (C1433-1504) was bestowed the title of Earl of Derby as a reward for helping secure the throne for Henry VII at the battle of Bosworth Field.
At the Battle of Bosworth field he lost his crown - literally - and was killed and buried in a common soldier's grave.
Experts who analysed Richard's letters also believe the King - who died at Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485 - spoke with a Brummie accent.
IT was owned by a Tudor knight and rose to prominence in the late 15th century when Welsh King Henry VII is said to have sheltered amid the splendour of its stained glass windows and walled garden before seeing off Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field.