August 1485 in history

August 1485 events chronologically

Aug 22 The Battle of Bosworth Field, the death of Richard III and the end of the House of Plantagenet

Died in August 1485

Aug 7 Alexander Stewart Duke of Albany the second son of King James II of Scotland and his wife, Mary of Gueldres.
Aug 22 Richard III of England King of England from 1483 until his death in 1485 in the Battle of Bosworth Field. He was the last king of the House of York and the last of the Plantagenet dynasty. His defeat at Bosworth Field, the last decisive battle of the Wars of the Roses, marks the end of the Middle Ages in England. He is the subject of the play Richard III by William Shakespeare
Aug 22 John Howard 1st Duke of Norfolk an English nobleman and soldier, and the first Howard Duke of Norfolk. He was a close friend and loyal supporter of King Richard III, with whom he was slain at the Battle of Bosworth