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  1. King Richard III of England was killed fighting the forces of Henry Tudor at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485, the last major battle of the Wars of the Roses.The Welsh poet Guto'r Glyn credited Richard's death to Sir Rhys ap Thomas, a Welsh member of Henry's army who was said to have struck the fatal blow.

  2. Richard of Bordeaux was the younger son of Edward, Prince of Wales, and Joan, Countess of Kent.Edward, eldest son of Edward III and heir apparent to the throne of England, had distinguished himself as a military commander in the early phases of the Hundred Years' War, particularly in the Battle of Poitiers in 1356.

  3. Feb 04, 2013 · Richard Buckley, lead archaeologist, Leicester University: "Beyond reasonable doubt, the individual exhumed is Richard III" A skeleton found beneath a Leicester car park has been confirmed as that ...

  4. 12. Richard II. Like his grandfather, Edward III, Richard became king at a young age, ascending to the throne at just ten years old. With the King too young to play a meaningful role in affairs of state, England was ruled by a series of councils. Richard’s uncle, John of Gaunt, played a particularly influential role.

  5. Feb 09, 2021 · England's King Richard III is at the center of one of the most famous assassination legends in history, immortalized in one of William Shakespeare's greatest tragedies.It's quite the tale: a power ...

  6. Dec 02, 2014 · Richard III was defeated in battle by Henry Tudor, marking the end of the Plantagenet dynasty and the beginning of Tudor rule, which lasted until Queen Elizabeth I died childless in 1603.

  7. Shakespeare’s Richard II presents a momentous struggle between Richard II and his cousin Henry Bolingbroke. Richard is the legitimate king; he succeeded his grandfather, King Edward III, after the earlier death of his father Edward, the Black Prince. Yet Richard is also seen by many as a tyrant.

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