May 1485-Oct 1485 Bosworth

Execution of Roger Clifford

On 02 May 1485 Roger Clifford 1437-1485 was beheaded at Tower Hill, City of London for supporting Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509.

Henry Tudor lands at Mill Bay

On 07 Aug 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 landed at Mill Bay, Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire with John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy 1450-1485, John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne 1442-1499, Richard Guildford 1450-1506, John Welles 1st Viscount Welles 1450-1498, Philibert Chandee 1st Earl Bath -1486 and Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon -1509 all of whom were knighted.

Battle of Bosworth

On 22 Aug 1485 at the Battle of Bosworth those supporting Henry Tudor included:
John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy 1450-1485
John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne 1442-1499
Richard Guildford 1450-1506
Walter Hungerford 1464-1516
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504
John Wingfield -1509
Edward Woodville -1488
Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon -1509
Rhys ap Thomas Deheubarth 1449-1525
Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495
William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont 1438-1507
Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney 1424-1508
William Stanley Lord Chamberlain 1435-1495
Roger Kynaston 1433-1495
Henry Marney 1st Baron Marney 1447-1523
William Brandon 1456-1485
James Harrington 1430-1485
John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485
John Sacheverell 1400-1485, and
Philibert Chandee 1st Earl Bath -1486.
William Norreys 1441-1507, Gilbert Talbot 1452-1517, John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 and John Savage 1444-1544 commanded.
Robert Poyntz 1450-1520 was knighted.

Richard III King England 1452-1485 was killed at Ambion Hill, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire during the Battle of Bosworth. Those who fought for Richard III included:
John Bourchier 6th Baron Ferrers Groby 1438-1495
John Conyers -1490
Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland 1467-1525
William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley 1426-1492
Richard Fitzhugh 5th Baron Fitzhugh 1457-1487
John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton 1437-1498
Thomas Scrope 6th Baron Scrope Masham 1459-1493
Henry Grey 7th Baron Grey Codnor 1435-1496
Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent 1416-1490
Ralph Neville 3rd Earl Westmoreland 1456-1499
John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln 1462-1487
Humphrey Stafford 1426-1486
George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford 1468-1538
Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk 1443-1524 was wounded.
Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell 1456-1488 fought and escaped.
John Zouche 7th Baron Zouche Harringworth 1459-1526 was captured.
John Babington 1423-1485, William Brandon 1456-1485, James Harrington 1430-1485, John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk 1425-1485, John Sacheverell 1400-1485, William Alington 1420-1485, Robert Mortimer 1442-1485, Robert Brackenbury -1485, Richard Ratclyffe 1430-1485, Richard Bagot 1412-1485 and Walter Devereux 7th Baron Ferrers Chartley 1432-1485 were killed.
William Catesby 1450-1485 was executed at Leicester, Leicestershire after the battle.
George Stanley 9th Baron Strange Knockin, 5th Baron Mohun Dunster 1460-1504 held as a hostage by Richard III before the Battle of Bosworth.
Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland 1449-1489 betrayed Richard III King England 1452-1485 by not committing his forces at the Battle of Bosworth.

On 22 Aug 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 succeeded VII King England and Ireland: Tudor at Battle of Bosworth fought at Ambion Hill, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire.

On 22 Aug 1485 John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne 1442-1499 fought for Henry Tudor at the Battle of Bosworth where, as part of Henry VII's personal body guard, he was unhorsed by Richard III.

Coronation of Henry VII

On 27 Oct 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 and Robert Fitzroger 5th Baron Warkworth 1240-1310 dined together at Lambeth Palace, Lambeth, Surrey.

On 29 Oct 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 processed from Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London to Westminster Abbey.Ahead of him marched the heralds and serjeants-at-arms, the Esquire of the Body, the King's Secretary Richard Fox, almoner Christopher Urswick, the mayor of London and the Garter King of Arms.Also ahead of him were Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504, John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln 1462-1487, John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 and William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley 1426-1492.Following behind were the only two Dukes: Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495, created the day before, and John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk 1442-1492.

Henry VII Rewards his Supporters

On 28 Oct 1485, the day before Henry VII's coronation:
Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 1431-1495 was created 1st Duke Bedford (5C 1485) by his nephew Henry VII for having supported Henry's claim to the throne. Catherine Woodville Duchess Buckingham, Duchess Bedford 1458-1497 by marriage Duke Bedford (5C 1485)
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby 1435-1504 was created 1st Earl Derby (3C 1485)Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon -1509 was created 1st Earl Devon (3C 1485)Reginald Bray 1440-1503 John Fitzwalter, Thomas Cokesge, Roger Lewkenor, Henry Haydon and John Verney were appointed as Knight of the Bath.

Henry VII's Coronation

On 30 Oct 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 was crowned VII King England and Ireland: Tudor by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier 1418-1486 at Westminster Abbey, Westminster. Margaret Beaufort Marchioness Suffolk 1443-1509, his mother, attended. Robert Dymoke 1461-1544 attended as the Kings' Champion. Henry VII King England and Ireland 1457-1509 carried the Sword of State. John Vere 13th Earl Oxford 1442-1513 carried the King's train.