22 August 1485 – The Battle of Bosworth

| August 22, 2011

22 August 1485 – The 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, which would have a major impact on […]

Lady Margaret Beaufort

| June 29, 2010

Lady Margaret Beaufort

On this day in history, 29th June 1509, the matriarch of the House of Tudor, Lady Margaret Beaufort, died at the age of 66, a great age for a Tudor. Margaret died just four days after enjoying the coronation celebrations of her grandson, Henry VIII, and Henry Parker, Lord Morley, who acted as her cupbearer […]