History of War

RICHARD III’S LAST STAND

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“ACCOUNTS OF HIS ISOLATED LAST STAND WERE SEEMINGLY CONFIRMED BY THE INJURIES ON HIS SKELETON”

22 August 1485 the course of English history changed forever at the Battle of Bosworth in Leicestershire. The battlefield death of Richard III was the end of many things: he was the last Yorkist and Plantagenet king and the final English monarch to be killed in battle. Although Stoke Field was the last major battle of the Wars of the Roses, Bosworth was the decisive blow that permanently crippled the Yorkist cause and catapulted the Tudors to power under

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