10 March – John de Vere, 13th Earl of Oxford’s role in the Wars of the Roses, and Henry VIII and a nasty jousting accident

Posted By on March 10, 2022

On this day in Tudor history, 10th March 1513, magnate John de Vere, 13th Earl of Oxford, died at his home at Castle Hedingham in Essex.

Oxford was a key figure in the Wars of the Roses and played an important role in the Battle of Bosworth Field.

Find out more about his life and career and just how complicated this civil war was in this talk…

Also on this day in Tudor history, 10 March 1524, King Henry VIII suffered a jousting accident.

Find out exactly what happened in this video…

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