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Tish Wolter
Tish Wolter • 1 year ago

Sir Percival Thirlwall, standard bearer to King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485 (Pegaso Models). Legend has it that Percival held the banner aloft even after having his legs cut out from under him. It didn't help the Yorkists in the end, though, as they were defeated and the reign of the Tudors began.

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  • Wendy Loveridge

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  • Jennie Powys

    No, the one who gained most from their deaths was Margaret Beaufort. The schemer behind it all.

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