Saturday, December 28, 2019

The Battle of Bosworth Field and its Effect on Government...

The Battle of Bosworth Field took place on 22 August 1485; it was between the army of Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond and King Richard III. It was the 16th and penultimate battle of the War of the Roses. It was crucial to the outcome to the war and the history of the world to come. The battle of Bosworth Field effected England, through the military, as peace was brought to England after centuries of war, politically as Henry VII came to the crown, beginning the Tudor dynasty, with Henry VII revolution of Government, and Socially with the reformation of the Church in England with a split from the Catholic Church. The War of the Roses were a series of Civil Wars from 1455 – 1487, they were fought between the House of York and the House of†¦show more content†¦Henry Tudor left France on August 1 with 2,000 men and gathered more men as he travelled through Wales; by the time of battle on the 22nd of August he had a 5,000 strong army (Hickman, 2009). Richard III had an army of 10,000 men. Henry had sent messengers to Lord Stanley and Sir William Stanley requesting assistance, they both agreed to desert Richard III during the battle. When both Stanleys swapped sides, this turned the numbers in favour of Henrys army. The battle only lasted approximately 2 hours ending with Richard’s death and Henry Tudor, despite being 13th in line for the crown at the time, was crowned King Henry VII. Richard’s army charged downhill to meet Henry’s. The Stanley’s observed from the south before joining Henry in battle, being able to overwhelm Richard III army (Hickman, 2009). It is not completely certain where the battle took place but it is thought to have been near Dadlington and Ambion hill (as seen below). The main military effects of the battle of Bosworth Field were that it brought to an end centuries of conflict; before the decades long War of the Roses the Hundred Years war took place between England and France, the English people on the whole were tired of fighting and most accepted Henry as King, a small army fought under the name of York in 1487 in the final battle of the War of the Roses but were defeated (Gormley, 2008).. Along with the end toShow MoreRelatedThe War of the Roses3308 Words   |  14 Pageswhich were used by King Edward IV as a symbol of his fathers right to some lands and a castle in the North. Generally he preferred to use the emblem of the sun and its rays, a reference to the three suns which appeared at the dawn of the day of the battle of Mortimers Cross 1461.The White Rose only later became accepted as the symbol of the House of York, particularly when Elizabeth of York married King Henry VII, but before then other emblems were in general use by the Yorki sts. - The Red Rose wasRead MoreLooking for Richard Transcript11989 Words   |  48 PagesLike eager droppings into milk, it doth posset and curd. Some are born great, some achieve greatness... ...and some have greatness thrust upon them. Intelligence is hooked with language. When we speak with no feeling, we get nothing out of our society. We should speak like Shakespeare. We should introduce Shakespeare into the academics. You know why? Because then the kids would have feelings. - Thats right. - We have no feelings. Thats why its easy for us to shoot each other. We dontRead MoreLeadership Development42674 Words   |  171 Pagesmembers of the Management and Leadership Development Research Network. This group consists of researchers concerned with the topic of this research. Other members have made specific contributions. Chris Mabey has provided a special input on nature and effects of corporate management development. Kim James, David Beech, and Lew Perren have provided special reviews on corporate management and leadership development strategies, leadership and the development of management and leadership capability in smallRead MoreProject Mgmt296381 Words   |  1186 Pagesand Ping-Hung Hsieh for their helpful advice and suggestions. We also wish to thank the many students who helped us at different stages of this project, most notably Neil Young, Rebecca Keepers, Katherine Knox, Dat Nguyen, Lacey McNeely and Amanda Bosworth. Mary Gray deserves special credit for editing and working under tight deadlines on earlier editions. Special th anks go to Pinyarat Sirisomboonsuk for her help in preparing the last two editions. Finally, we want to extend our thanks to all the people

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