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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
Crosby Hall's story is extraordinary. Owned by Dr. Christopher Moran, the former Tudor home of Sir Thomas More is today the most important surviving secular domestic Medieval building in London.
The Coronation of Henry VII
The crowned Tudor Rose crest. Picture acquired through Wikimedia Commons. Image public domain. On this day in Tudor history in 1485, the Tudor dynasty officially began when Henry Tudor was crowned King of England, following his defeat of Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field. A stained glass showing Richard III and Henry VII. St. James Church, Sutton Cheney. Photo shared for public use on Wikimedia Commons by John Taylor. The day was not only a public celebration, but a personal one…
Isabel Neville, Countess of Warwick and Salisbury (5 Sept 1451 – 22 Dec 1476) Wife of George Plantagenet of York, 1st Duke of Clarence KG, brother of Edward IV, King of England and Richard III, King of England. Buried behind the High Altar near the Beauchamp Chapel in Tewkesbury Abbey, Gloucestershire. Her remains are now enclosed in a box on the wall of the vault.
Battle of Bosworth flag makes $6,500 at Hansons auctioneers
A fragment of the flag carried into the Battle of Bosworth by Henry Tudor's standard bearer has sold through Hansons Auctioneers on September 28. The battle saw