Richard III, King of England, 1483-1485

Richard III, King of England, 1483-1485

This morning, we departed our lodgings at Church Stretton and embarked on a two hour drive to the sites associated with the Battle of Bosworth which took place near Market Bosworth in 1485. This battle marked the end of the medieval period.It was the last conflict between the houses of Lancaster and York which commenced around 1455. At Bosworth, King Richard III lost the battle, life and his throne leaving the Tudor forces victorious under Henry Tudor.

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