A pyramidal stone structure stands in a small clearing surrounded by small trees…

A pyramidal stone structure stands in a small clearing surrounded by small trees and bushes. The structure, enclosed by a fence, has an opening in the front.

Symbolism of The Tudor Rose: 22nd August 1485 – The Battle of Bosworth Field was won by the Lancastrians.  Their leader Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond, became the first English monarch of the Tudor dynasty by his victory and subsequent marriage to a Yorkist princess.  His opponent Richard III, the last king of the House of York, was killed in the battle.

Symbolism of The Tudor Rose: August 1485 – The Battle of Bosworth Field was won by the Lancastrians. Their leader Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond, became the first English monarch of the Tudor dynasty by his victory and subsequent marriage to a Yorkis

August 22, 1485 – The Battle of Bosworth Field, the death of Richard III and the end of the House of Plantagenet.

August 1485 – The Battle of Bosworth Field, the death of Richard III and the end of the House of Plantagenet.

Aug 22nd, 1485- Richard III was killed at the Battle of Bosworth Field, making Henry VII King of England; the Tudor dynasty begins. IMAGE: A stained glass from St. James Church, Sutton Cheney showing Richard III and Henry VII facing one another at Bosworth Field. Photo by John Taylor via Wikimedia Commons.

Aug Richard III was killed at the Battle of Bosworth Field, making Henry VII King of England; the Tudor dynasty begins. IMAGE: A stained glass from St. James Church, Sutton Cheney showing Richard III and Henry VII facing one another at Bosworth Field.

Battle of Bosworth Field. Illustration by Peter Jackson. "His courage also high and fierce, which failed him not in the very death". - Polydor Vergil, Historian, 1520

Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth (Original) (Signed) art by Peter Jackson at The Illustration Art Gallery

Battle of Bosworth Field, 1485. Ended the Wars of the Roses, and established the Tudor dynasty in England.

Battle of Bosworth Field, as depicted by Philip James de Loutherbourg Richard III died in this battle and the victor was Henry VII.

A stained glass window in St. James Church commemorates the Battle of Bosworth Field where Richard III's forces of 10,000 met with Henry Tudor's forces of 5,000. Due to the Stanleys, who did some fence sitting with their forces of 6,000, the battle swayed nicely in Henry's direction, making him Henry VII.

A stained glass window in St. James Church commemorates the Battle of Bosworth Field where Richard III's forces of met with Henry Tudor's forces of

The Battle of Bosworth Field 1485 (Jones 111). Click thru for short & easy to understand history of 'Wars of the Roses'

The Battle of Bosworth Field 1485 (Jones Click thru for short & easy to understand history of 'Wars of the Roses'

The Battle of Bosworth Field-August 22, 1485.  Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond defeats Richard III. Henry is crowned Henry VII. Thus begins the Reign of the Tudors.

The Battle of Bosworth Field-August Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond defeats Richard III. Henry is crowned Henry VII. Thus begins the Reign of the Tudors.

Battle of Bosworth Field - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

On this Day August) Welsh Harri Tudur (en: Henry Tudor) landed in Wales to claim the Crown of England. On to Machynlleth not London

Medieval processional cross from the site of the Battle of Bosworth Field;  found about 1778 on the battle site in Leicestershire where, in 1485, Richard III was defeated by Henry Tudor.

Medieval processional cross from the site of the Battle of Bosworth Field; found about 1778 on the battle site in Leicestershire where, in Richard III was defeated by Henry Tudor.

The final battle of the War of the Roses took place on this day in British history, June 16, 1487. Known as the Battle of Stoke Field, the forces of King Henry VII defeated the forces led by Yorkist pretender Lambert Simnel. In a show of mercy, Henry pardoned Simnel for his part in the Yorkist cause and gave him a job turning the spit in the royal kitchen. The portrait above depicts King Henry VII.

Henry VII - Defeated Richard III at Bosworth Field to become the first Tudor king. His first son, Arthur, predeceased him leaving his younger son, Henry, to inherit the throne.

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