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Editor says, what if the Tudors had failed? muses Robbie Taylor. Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s). This article is part of the Generals thread.
In 1457,Henry Tudor, pretender to the throne of Richard III, was born in Pembroke, Wales.
Henry Tudor Born by Robbie TaylorRaised in France, young Earl Henry of Richmond pressed his claim to the English throne with a foreign army, cutting off support from the people.
Richard III, a popular king who had dealt justly with noble and commoner alike, took advantage of his support among the people to crush Henry at the battle of Bosworth Field, ending the famed War of the Roses between the Yorkist and Lancastrian branches of the Plantaganet line.