Bosworth Field


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the battle that ended the Wars of the Roses (1485)

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"The fact that it was found a few miles from the site of Bosworth Field, the battle where Richard lost his life, made it even more attractive."
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Jones, a noted historical scholar, provides a close and fascinating study of the Battle of Bosworth Field, the battle that signaled the end of the War of the Roses and the beginning of the Tudor dynasty.
After visiting Bosworth Field, where he died in battle, she became convinced he was buried at the site of the 13th century Greyfriars church in Leicester, which had become a car park.
Their theory is that during the fateful Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485 against future King Henry VII, Richard's horse got stuck in the mud.
The death of Richard III was caused after he received two blows on the back of his head during the battle at Bosworth Field in 1485, according to the forensic evidence of his remains.
Richard III (2 October 1452-22 August 1485) was King of England for two years, from 1483 until his death in 1485 in the Battle of Bosworth Field. He was the last king of the House of York and the last of the Plantagenet dynasty.
Richard was the last English monarch to die in battle, slain at the Battle of Bosworth Field nearLeicester in central England in 1485, ending the Plantagenet dynasty which had ruled for 300 years.
A 15th-century crisis of governance sparked a civil war that ended with a distant claimant to the throne seizing power after defeating Richard III at Bosworth Field. Henry Tudor's victory, however, never put the succession beyond question.
Well, in the most decisive ending to a long running feud since Henry Tudor pluced the crown of England out of that hawthorn bush on Bosworth field, David Letterman is retiring from Late Show, just a few months after his rival Jay Leno finally packed it in.
After Richard was killed at the battle of Bosworth Field in 1485 the succeeding Tudor dynasty tried to wipe out all traces of his Plantagenet family.
Richard has been dead since August 22, 1485, killed at the Battle of Bosworth Field when a battleaxe shattered his skull.
In the anti-Richard corner, from the moment he was hacked to death on Bosworth Field in 1485, chroniclers, playwrights and method actors have depicted the last Plantagenet as a hunchback.
Now, more than five centuries after his death at the Battle of Bosworth Field, King Richard III is something else: He is found.