Medieval processional cross from the site of the Battle of Bosworth.    This cross was found about 1778 on the site of the Battle of Bosworth in Leicestershire. The battle in 1485, at which Richard III was defeated by Henry Tudor, concluded the Wars of the Roses. The sunburst symbol, a Yorkist badge, on the reverse of the roundels, suggests that this processional cross was carried by Richard's supporters.

Medieval processional cross from the site of the Battle of Bosworth. This cross was found about 1778 on the site of the Battle of Bosworth in Leicestershire. The battle in 1485, at which Richard III was defeated by Henry Tudor, concluded the Wars of the Roses. The sunburst symbol, a Yorkist badge, on the reverse of the roundels, suggests that this processional cross was carried by Richard's supporters.

Henry Tudor's Standard bearer at the Battle of Bosworth..Henry Tudor’s standard bearer at the battle of Bosworth, Sir William Brandon was killed by King Richard III in his final charge.

Henry Tudor's Standard bearer at the Battle of Bosworth..Henry Tudor’s standard bearer at the battle of Bosworth, Sir William Brandon was killed by King Richard III in his final charge.

Richard III, one of history's most infamous kings, was reburied in Leicester Cathedral on Mar 26. 2015 in a regal tomb 530 years after death. Richard was the last English king to be killed in battle and last member of the House of York to rule England. After his death in 1485, Henry (VII) Tudor took the throne and Franciscan friars buried Richard's body in a rough grave in Grey Friars monastery. This poem was read at the service by actor and distant relative of Richard III, Benedict…

Richard III, one of history's most infamous kings, was reburied in Leicester Cathedral on Mar 26. 2015 in a regal tomb 530 years after death. Richard was the last English king to be killed in battle and last member of the House of York to rule England. After his death in 1485, Henry (VII) Tudor took the throne and Franciscan friars buried Richard's body in a rough grave in Grey Friars monastery. This poem was read at the service by actor and distant relative of Richard III, Benedict…

The first pictures of Richard III's funeral crown have been released by John Ashdown-Hill on his website.

The first pictures of Richard III's funeral crown have been released by John Ashdown-Hill on his website.

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

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

The site where the king was unearthed.

It IS Richard III: Scientists reveal DNA results confirm 15th century king's body has been found under a car park in Leicester

Queen Anne Neville died at Westminster on 16th March, 1485 at the age of about 28, probably of tuberculosis. There was an eclipse on the day she died, which was interpreted in a number of different ways, according to people's individual motives and affiliations.

Queen Anne Neville died at Westminster on 16th March, 1485 at the age of about 28, probably of tuberculosis. There was an eclipse on the day she died, which was interpreted in a number of different ways, according to people's individual motives and affiliations.

I admire this statue of Richard III, showing him as the warrior he was. I think it may come closest to the real man - he must have been a fierce fighter. This photo is the best of the statue I have seen so far - I've been there, with all the trees and hedges it is very tricky to take a decent picture, let alone a brilliant one like this. Thank you, Lawrence OP ;-) King Richard III by Lawrence OP, via Flickr

I admire this statue of Richard III, showing him as the warrior he was. I think it may come closest to the real man - he must have been a fierce fighter. This photo is the best of the statue I have seen so far - I've been there, with all the trees and hedges it is very tricky to take a decent picture, let alone a brilliant one like this. Thank you, Lawrence OP ;-) King Richard III by Lawrence OP, via Flickr

This is the memorial plaque to Richard III in Leicester Cathedral - Have his bones finally been found? And will they finally be interred here? Find out on Monday morning, 4 February 2013!

This is the memorial plaque to Richard III in Leicester Cathedral - Have his bones finally been found? And will they finally be interred here? Find out on Monday morning, 4 February 2013!

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