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RICHARD III
OUR KING
About Richard III
King Richard was born in August 1452 in Fortheringhay Castle
Northamptonshire. Before fighting in the Wa...
Battle of Bosworth 1485
ON 22ND October 1485, the last of the War of The Roses
was held at Bosworth Field in Leciestershir...
After Richard’s death in the Battle of the last of the War
of the Roses in 1485, the body was buried at Greyfairs in
Lecie...
Reburial of the king
After the high court decision in May 2014, Richard III would be buried
at the cathedral on 26th March...
Bosworth Battle Museum
After the Battle of Bosworth in 1485, the town of
Bosworth decided to make a museum about the battl...
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Richard iii our king presentation

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historical presentation about the king's reburial in the city of Leciester on Thursday 26th March 2015.

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Richard iii our king presentation

  1. 1. RICHARD III OUR KING
  2. 2. About Richard III King Richard was born in August 1452 in Fortheringhay Castle Northamptonshire. Before fighting in the War of the Roses, he met Henry VI who would become the next king after Richard and start the Tudor household. Before the battle in 1458, Richard fought with his emenys from York and told his wife Ceville that he was going to fight for Yorkshire in the battle of the War of the Roses in 1458 at Bosworth Field in Leciestershire.
  3. 3. Battle of Bosworth 1485 ON 22ND October 1485, the last of the War of The Roses was held at Bosworth Field in Leciestershire. The battle commenced as Richard III and Henry VI went into battle over Yorkshire Vs Leciester. In the end, Richard was killed and died on his horse at battle, Henry VI won and became the new king of England ruling the tudor period starting in 15th century.
  4. 4. After Richard’s death in the Battle of the last of the War of the Roses in 1485, the body was buried at Greyfairs in Leciester between 1485 and 2012. In 2012, a new search was opened to the public to find the remains of Richard. Channel 4 discovered the remains through DNA at Leciester University proving that these were remains of Richard III’s found by his Canadian ancestor.
  5. 5. Reburial of the king After the high court decision in May 2014, Richard III would be buried at the cathedral on 26th March 2015. The cathedral had to build it’s sanctuary for the king to be buried by the King Richard III Society and Leciester Cathedral. Their were many choices for the re-burial of the king especially the town of York but this would not chosen due to the fact Ricahrad died in battle in Leicestershire.
  6. 6. Bosworth Battle Museum After the Battle of Bosworth in 1485, the town of Bosworth decided to make a museum about the battle and tell visitors about the battle. The museum is not on the field where the battle happened, it is 5 miles away from it. Today, visitors can enjoy many historical and revelant ideas to the Battle of Bosworth in 1485 which led to the King’s death.

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