Today in History - August 22nd. 1485 - Battle of Bosworth Field

On August 22nd. 1485, the Battle of Bosworth Field took place.
This was the last significant battle
of the Wars of the Roses between the Houses of Lancaster and York.

 

Source picture: wikipedia

Richard III of England was a member of the House of York 
(last member of the Plantagenet dynasty).
He died during the battle on August 22nd. 1485.

 

Richard III - Source picture: Wikipedia

On September 12th. 2012, the remains of Richard III were found  
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