22 August 1485 – The Battle of Bosworth

| August 22, 2016

22 August 1485 – The Battle of Bosworth

The 22nd August is an important date in Tudor history as it is the anniversary of the battle which saw the end of Plantagenet rule and the start of a new royal dynasty: the House of Tudor. On this day in 1485, the forces of King Richard III and Henry Tudor met at the Battle […]

22 August 1485 – Battle of Bosworth

| August 22, 2015

22 August 1485 – Battle of Bosworth

On this day in history, the 22nd August 1485, in rural Leicestershire near Market Bosworth, the armies of King Richard III and Henry Tudor faced each other in a battle that would see the death of the King and the beginning of a new dynasty: the Tudor dynasty. You can read more about the battle […]

22 August 1485 – The Battle of Bosworth

| August 22, 2014

22 August 1485 – The Battle of Bosworth

On 22nd August 1485, near Market Bosworth, in Leicestershire, the armies of King Richard III and Henry Tudor faced each other. Richard III was killed in battle and Henry Tudor, son of the late Edmund Tudor, Earl of Richmond, and Lady Margaret Beaufort, became King Henry VII. You can read more about the battle in […]