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The Battle of Bosworth Field was the last significant battle of the Wars of the Roses, the civil war between the Houses of Lancaster and York that raged across England in the latter half of the 15th century. Fought on 22 August 1485, the battle was won by the Lancastrians. Their leader Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond, by his victory became the first English monarch of the Tudor dynasty. **Ancestors fought in this battle**
A stained glass window in St. James Church commemorates the Battle of Bosworth Field where Richard III's forces of 10,000 met with Henry Tudor's forces of 5,000. Due to the Stanleys, who did some fence sitting with their forces of 6,000, the battle swayed nicely in Henry's direction, making him Henry VII.
The battles which were fought during The Wars of The Roses~ 1455: The First Battle of St Albans 1460: Battle of Northampton 1460: The Battle of Wakefield 1471: Battle of Barnet 1471: Battle of Tewkesbury 1485: Battle of Bosworth Field
Brass of Sir William de Beaumont, Viscount Beaumont and Lord Bardolf, 1507, Wivenhoe, Essex, Rubbing by T.E. Lawrence, 1906, Lancastrian knight throughout the Wars of the Roses, who also fought with Henry Tudor at the battle of Bosworth Field (1485). He lost and regained his titles twice during this time.
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 .'