On This Day

Historical Events in August 1485

  • Aug 1 Henry Tudor's army sails to England (future Henry VII)
  • Aug 7 Henry Tudor's (Henry VII to be) army lands in Milford Haven, South Wales

Victory in Battle

Aug 22 Battle of Bosworth Field: Henry Tudor's forces defeat English King Richard III during last battle in the Wars of the Roses. Richard is killed, the last English monarch to die in battle.