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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.

George Plantagenet, Duke Of Clarence, brother to Edward IV and Richard III; after plotting against his brother, Edward, and subsequently being convicted of treason, he was privately executed in the Tower of London.

Richard III's Standard Bearer at the Battle of Bosworth..Sir Percival Thirlwall proudly carries the standard of King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth on 22nd August, 1485. Sir Percival would hold onto the Standard until the last, as described in the Ballad of Bosworth Fielde

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Fragment of the 500-year-flag that flew as King Richard III was killed in the Battle of Bosworth Field set to sell for £5,000

Relic of the standard taken from Richard III on 22 Aug 1485 at Bosworth Field, where the Yorkist king was defeated, and the Tudor dynasty began.

King Richard III as commemorated in stained glass in the windows of the magnificent Rochdale Town Hall. Richard, the last Plantagenet ruler of England, remains a controversial figure after his seizing the throne and the disappearance of the young King Edward V and his brother Prince Richard of Shrewsbury. The King killed during the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485. www.mp.police.uk

1485 – The Battle of Bosworth Field, the death of Richard III and the end of the House of Plantagenet. | Richard III's skull