Henry VII

King of England and Wales

Henry Tudor (Tudor is probably the English corruption of the Welsh name Tewdwr) was a Welshman who ended the Wars of the Roses, unified the English monarchy and is the person from whom all subsequent Kings and Queens of both England and Scotland (after James IV of Scotland) are descended. Despite his military success he ruled the country with the efficiency of an accountant leaving his son, Henry VIII a united country, a supportive & submissive nobility and an Exchequer with a vast amount of money.

Question: Name the Battle where Henry Tudor defeats Richard III to become King?

Answer: The Battle of Bosworth (sometimes called the Battle of Bosworth Field) Fought in 1485 this would become one of England’s defining battles ending the reign of Richard III with the victor Henry Tudor becoming King Henry VII.