22nd August 1485 - Richard III dies at Bosworth

Battle of Bosworth should have been the Skirmish of SalisburyOn this day in 1485 Richard III was killed at the Battle of Bosworth. According to the University of Bristol’s Ros Smith, the Duke of Buckingham intended to fight Richard at Salisbury in 1483.

The Telegraph headlined this as ‘The Battle of Bosworth should have been the Skirmish of Salisbury, it has emerged’[1]

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Pic: James William Edmund Doyle [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Footnotes

[1] The Battle of Bosworth should have been the Skirmish of Salisbury, it has emerged - Telegraph, URL: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/9875859/The-Battle-of-Bosworth-should-have-been-the-Skirmish-of-Salisbury-it-has-emerged.html

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