Battle of Bosworth Field – Profile

Fought
22 August 1485

Location
Ambion Hill, south of Market Bosworth, Leicestershire

Participants
House of York and House of Tudor (Lancaster), supported by France

Army
York 10,000
Lancaster 11,000

Leaders (York)

Richard III
John Howard, Duke of Norfolk
Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland

Leaders (Lancaster)

Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond
John de Vere, Earl of Oxford
Sir Gilbert Talbot
Jasper Tudor, Earl of Pembroke
Rhys ap Thomas
Philibert de Chandee
Thomas, Lord Stanley
Sir William Stanley

Victory – House of Tudor (Lancaster)

Casualties
1,100
Richard III
John Howard, Duke of Norfolk
Sir William Brandon (Lancaster)
Sir Percival Thirlwall (York)

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