The Tudor Rose: 22nd August 1485 – The Battle of Bosworth Field was won by the Lancastrians. Their leader Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond, became the first English monarch of the Tudor dynasty by his victory and subsequent marriage to a Yorkist princess. His opponent Richard III, the last king of the House of York, was killed in the battle. Historians consider Bosworth Field to mark the end of the Plantagenet dynasty, making it one of the defining moments of English and Welsh history.

The Tudor Rose: 22nd August 1485 – The Battle of Bosworth Field was won by the Lancastrians. Their leader Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond, became the first English monarch of the Tudor dynasty by his victory and subsequent marriage to a Yorkist princess. His opponent Richard III, the last king of the House of York, was killed in the battle. Historians consider Bosworth Field to mark the end of the Plantagenet dynasty, making it one of the defining moments of English and Welsh history.

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Tudor Rose detail from a portrait of Elizabeth I.

Tudor Rose detail from a portrait of Elizabeth I.

Tudor Rose, Cambridge King's College -- The emblem of King Henry VIII was the Tudor rose and the Beaufort portcullis. The red and white Tudor rose represented the combination of the House of York and the House of Lancaster. The Beaufort portcullis relates to his Tudor ancestors.

Tudor Rose, Cambridge King's College -- The emblem of King Henry VIII was the Tudor rose and the Beaufort portcullis. The red and white Tudor rose represented the combination of the House of York and the House of Lancaster. The Beaufort portcullis relates to his Tudor ancestors.

Tudor Rose

Tudor Rose

Tudor rose Heraldic English stained glass window

Tudor rose Heraldic English stained glass window

The Tudor Rose ~ On 22 August 1485 Henry Tudor ended the Wars of the Roses between the House of Lancaster and the House of York by taking the crown of England from Richard III in battle.

The Tudor Rose ~ On 22 August 1485 Henry Tudor ended the Wars of the Roses between the House of Lancaster and the House of York by taking the crown of England from Richard III in battle.

Tudor-Style Rose Hand Embroidery Pattern

Tudor-Style Rose Hand Embroidery Pattern

Tudor Rose - Stained Glass Gothic Window Necklace. Could work with Sculpey and mosaics

Tudor Rose - Stained Glass Gothic Window Necklace. Could work with Sculpey and mosaics

The six badges, Personal Emblems, of the wives of Henry VIII.-Left to right:   Katharine of Aragon: a crowned Pomangranate, native of Spain.  Anne Boleyn: a crowned falcon, the Boleyn falcon.  Jane Seymour: a crowned pheonix, mythical creature representing immortality,  Anna of Cleves: The badge of Cleves.  Kathryn Howard: The Tudor Rose.  Catherine Parr: Tudor rose sprouting a crowned maiden.

The six badges, Personal Emblems, of the wives of Henry VIII.-Left to right: Katharine of Aragon: a crowned Pomangranate, native of Spain. Anne Boleyn: a crowned falcon, the Boleyn falcon. Jane Seymour: a crowned pheonix, mythical creature representing immortality, Anna of Cleves: The badge of Cleves. Kathryn Howard: The Tudor Rose. Catherine Parr: Tudor rose sprouting a crowned maiden.

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