22nd August 1485. Battle of Bosworth Field. In the last major battle of the War of the Roses, King Richard III is defeated and killed at the Battle of Bosworth Field by Henry Tudor, the earl of Richmond. After the battle, the royal crown, which Richard had worn into the fray, was picked out of a bush.
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.
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.
The battle of Blackheath was the culmination of the Cornish rebellion led by Lord Audley, Michael Joseph and Thomas Flamank, in the summer of 1497. EXCERPT:' Henry VII had imposed taxes to pay for his conflict with James IV of Scotland. Not only did the Cornish regard that war far off in the north as nothing to do with them, but they believed the tax violated rights and privileges granted to them by Edward I .'