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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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FLAG DAY RUSSIA 1485: The Battle of Bosworth Field was fought in Leicestershire and Richard III was butchered as he tried to reach usurper Henry Tudor.
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Richard was defeated and killed at the battle of Bosworth Field by Henry Tudor, earl of Richmond (later Henry VII).
During the 1970s the centre went further south towards Leicester, and in 1978/79 it was located near where the Battle of Bosworth Field took place in 1485 where Richard III was killed and the War of the Roses came to an end.
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Henry Tudor follows a similar path to Daenerys, crossing the channel and landing in his native Pembrokeshire before eventually defeating the Yorkist King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field. Henry's victory puts an end to the Wars of the Roses and establishes the House of Tudor.
1485: The Battle of Bosworth Field was fought in Leicestershire and Richard III was killed as he vainly tried to reach the usurper Henry Tudor (Henry VII).
HIS death at the Battle of Bosworth Field brought to an end the Wars of the Roses and signalled the start of the Tudor era.
London, February 5 ( ANI ): DNA tests have confirmed that the skeleton found beneath a Leicester car park last year is that of English king Richard III, who died in the battle of Bosworth Field in 1485.
He died in August 1485 at the Battle of Bosworth Field in the English Midlands, and records say he was buried by the Franciscan monks of Grey Friars at their church in Leicester, 100 miles (160 kilometers) north of London.