May 1485-Oct 1485 Bosworth
Execution of Roger Clifford
On 02 May 1485 Roger Clifford was beheaded at Tower Hill for supporting Henry VII King England and Ireland. .
Henry Tudor lands at Mill Bay
On 07 Aug 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland landed at Mill Bay with John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy, John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne, Richard Guildford, John Welles 1st Viscount Welles, Philibert Chandee 1st Earl Bath and Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon all of whom were knighted. .
Battle of Bosworth
On 22 Aug 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland succeeded VII King England and Ireland: Tudor at Battle of Bosworth fought at Ambion Hill. .
On 22 Aug 1485 at the Battle of Bosworth those supporting Henry Tudor included:
John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy
John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby
Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon
Rhys ap Thomas Deheubarth
Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford
William Beaumont 2nd Viscount Beaumont
Giles Daubeney 1st Baron Daubeney
William Stanley Lord Chamberlain
Henry Marney 1st Baron Marney
John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk
John Sacheverell, and
Philibert Chandee 1st Earl Bath.
William Norreys, Gilbert Talbot, John Vere 13th Earl Oxford and John Savage commanded.
Robert Poyntz was knighted.
Richard III King England was killed at Ambion Hill during the Battle of Bosworth. Those who fought for Richard III included:
John Bourchier 6th Baron Ferrers Groby
Thomas Dacre 2nd Baron Dacre Gilsland
William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley
Richard Fitzhugh 5th Baron Fitzhugh
John Scrope 5th Baron Scrope Bolton
Thomas Scrope 6th Baron Scrope Masham
Henry Grey 7th Baron Grey Codnor
Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent
Ralph Neville 3rd Earl Westmoreland
John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln
George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford
Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk was wounded.
Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell fought and escaped.
John Zouche 7th Baron Zouche Harringworth was captured.
John Babington, William Brandon, James Harrington, John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk, John Sacheverell, William Alington, Robert Mortimer, Robert Brackenbury, Richard Ratclyffe, Richard Bagot and Walter Devereux 7th Baron Ferrers Chartley were killed.
William Catesby was executed at Leicester after the battle.
George Stanley 9th Baron Strange Knockin, 5th Baron Mohun Dunster held as a hostage by Richard III before the Battle of Bosworth.
Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland betrayed Richard III King England by not committing his forces at the Battle of Bosworth.
On 22 Aug 1485 John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne 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 and Robert Fitzroger 5th Baron Warkworth dined together at Lambeth Palace. .
On 29 Oct 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland processed from Tower 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, John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln, John Vere 13th Earl Oxford and William Berkeley 1st Marquess Berkeley. Following behind were the only two Dukes: Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford, created the day before, and John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk. .
Henry VII Rewards his Supporters
On 28 Oct 1485, the day before Henry VII's coronation:
Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford 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 by marriage Duke Bedford (5C 1485)
Thomas Stanley 1st Earl Derby was created 1st Earl Derby (3C 1485)Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon was created 1st Earl Devon (3C 1485)Reginald Bray 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 was crowned VII King England and Ireland: Tudor by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier at Westminster Abbey. Margaret Beaufort Countess Richmond, his mother, attended. Robert Dymoke attended as the Kings' Champion. Henry VII King England and Ireland carried the Sword of State. John Vere 13th Earl Oxford carried the King's train. .