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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.

Richard III 1483-1485 Because of the controversy over his two nephews the "Princes in the Tower" Richard was not popular. He was however a very skilled and brave King. Richard III was the last King to die in battle, being defeated by his cousin Henry Tudor at the famous battle of Bosworth in 1485. He was the last of the Plantagenet Kings.

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.

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Gerry Embleton – Battle of Bosworth

Battle of Bosworth

Penny of Richard III of England (b. 1452 - d. 1485) ~ Richard III 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

'battle of nations' - armored fighters in medieval combat - mike kucharzyk of flora illinois - photo by fred r. conroy [knight in shining armor]

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Who Were the Queens of England from the Houses of York and Lancaster?

Anne Neville (1456 - 1485). Wife of Richard III. Queen from 1483 - 1485. Richard was said to be very in love with her. When he wanted to marry her, her sister, who was married to Richard's older brother, dressed Anne like a servant girl and forced her to work in the kitchen. Richard found her and ran away with her. They had one son, Edward of Middleham.

Henry VII. He was the founder of the Tudor dynasty, father of Henry VIII. He killed King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth, then married Richard's niece Elizabeth.

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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

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 Red and gold remnant believed to be from the then Henry Tudor's standard The future Henry VII defeated Richard III at the bloody fight in 1485 The flag hung by the tomb of Henry's standard bearer Sir Robert Harcourt It was passed down through the Northamptonshire family now selling it Auctioneer Charles Hanson said: 'Incredible find from important battle'

Henry VII 1457 - 1509) was King of England. Henry won the throne when his forces defeated Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field. He was the last king of England to win his throne on the field of battle. Henry was successful in restoring the power and stability of the English monarchy after the political upheavals of the civil wars known as the Wars of the Roses. He founded the Tudor dynasty and was succeeded by his son, Henry VIII.

A study of King Richard III’s bones uncovered 11 injuries inflicted near the time of death by common Late Medieval weapons.

THIS BEAUTIFUL TAPESTRY DEPICTS THE SCENE ON THE FIELD OF THE BATTLE OF BOSWORTH IN 1485 - WITH THE KNEELING SIR THOMAS STANLEY II WHO WAS KING OF MANN PRESENTING HIS STEPSON HENRY TUDOR WITH THE CROWN OF ENGLAND THAT HE HAD RETRIEVED FROM THE DEAD RICHARD III - FOR HIS SUPPORT AND LOYALTY HE WAS CREATED EARL OF DERBY BY THE NEW KING HENRY VII