Richard III of England Timeline

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1450 CE 1460 CE 1470 CE 1480 CE  
 
 
1452 CE: Birth of Richard, Duke of Gloucester, future Richard III of England, at Fotheringhay Castle.
 
 
1455 CE - 1487 CE: Wars of the Roses in England.
 
 
1470 CE: Birth of Prince Edward (eldest son of Edward IV of England), the future Edward V of England.
 
 
1471 CE: Richard, Duke of Gloucester, is made Constable and Lord High Admiral by Edward IV of England.
 
 
1471 CE: Edward IV of England wins the Battle of Barnet where the Earl of Warwick is killed.
 
 
1471 CE: Henry VI of England’s only son Edward is killed at the Battle of Tewkesbury. Henry VI is imprisoned in the Tower of London by Edward IV of England.
 
 
1471 CE: Henry VI of England is murdered in the Tower of London.
 
 
1472 CE: Edward IV of England makes his younger brother Richard the Duke of Gloucester.
 
1472 CE: Richard, Duke of Gloucester, future Richard III of England, marries Anne Neville.
 
 
1473 CE: Birth of Prince Richard, second son of Edward IV of England.
 
 
1473 CE: Birth of Edward of Middleham, son of Richard, Duke of Gloucester, future Richard III of England.
 
 
1482 CE: Richard, Duke of Gloucester, future Richard III of England, leads a successful campaign in Scotland which recaptures Berwick.
 
 
1483 CE: Coronation of Richard III of England in Westminster Abbey.
 
 
1483 CE: A plot to overthrow Richard III of England is foiled. The Duke of Buckingham is executed.
 
 
1483 CE: Richard III of England imprisons and then likely murders the two young sons of the late Edward IV, the 'Princes in the Tower'.
 
 
1483 CE: Edward IV of England dies of a stroke at Westminster.
 
 
1483 CE: Reign of Edward V of England.
 
 
1483 CE - 1485 CE: Reign of Richard III of England.
 
1484 CE: Richard III of England establishes the Royal College of Arms.
 
 
1484 CE: Death of Prince Edward, Richard III of England's son and heir.
 
 
1484 CE: Richard III of England creates the Council of the North.
 
 
1485 CE: Death of Queen Anne Neville, wife of Richard III of England.
 
 
1485 CE: Henry Tudor, future Henry VII of England, lands with an army of French mercenaries at Milford Haven in South Wales.
 
 
1485 CE: Henry Tudor, future Henry VII of England, wins the Battle of Bosworth Field where Richard III of England is killed.
 
 
1485 CE: Coronation of Henry VII of England in Westminster Abbey.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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