Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field. A…

Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field. August 22, 1485. The climactic battle of the Wars of the Roses, Richard III led the reigning Yorkists in battle against their Lancastrian rivals headed by Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond. The Lancastrians won the battle and Richard was slain. Henry Tudor was proclaimed King Henry VII. The battle marks the end of the Plantagenet dynasty and the beginning of the Tudor dynasty which would rule England until 1603. #history #medieval #england #monarchy #tudor