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Fragment of the 500-year-flag that flew as King Richard III was killed in the Battle of Bosworth Field set to sell for £5,000

Relic of the standard taken from Richard III on 22 Aug 1485 at Bosworth Field, where the Yorkist king was defeated, and the Tudor dynasty began.


Battle of Bosworth Field. Illustration by Peter Jackson. "His courage also high and fierce, which failed him not in the very death". - Polydor Vergil, Historian, 1520

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Benedict Cumberbatch leads tributes to Richard III at royal reburial

Depicted by Shakespeare as a sadistic, crafty hunchback, Richard was re-interred at Leices...


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.


Richard III's Standard Bearer at the Battle of Bosworth..Sir Percival Thirlwall proudly carries the standard of King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth on 22nd August, 1485. Sir Percival would hold onto the Standard until the last, as described in the Ballad of Bosworth Fielde


Henry VII, founder of the Tudor dynasty and father of Henry VIII. He killed King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth, then married Richard's niece Elizabeth