Funeral of Edward IV

On 20 Apr 1483 Edward IV King England was buried at Altar during the Funeral of Edward IV. Thomas Rotherham celebrated the mass. John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk attended. John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln was chief mourner. John Viii Savage and Edward Stanley 1st Baron Monteagle were pall-bearers.

Richard III's Dinner with the Woodvilles

On 30 Apr 1483 Richard III King England met Richard Grey and Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers at Stony Stratford. Richard and Anthony were accompanying Edward V King England to from Ludlow to London (Richard III's Dinner with the Woodvilles). All three had dinner together.

Arrest of the Woodville Affinity

On 01 May 1483 Richard III King England arrested Richard Grey, Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers and Thomas Vaughan at Stony Stratford (Arrest of the Woodville Affinity). Edward V King England was taken under his uncle Richard's Protection to London.

Elizabeth Woodville takes Sanctuary at Wesminster Abbey

Around 03 May 1483 Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England took sanctuary at Sanctuary with Richard York 1st Duke York, 1st Duke Norfolk and Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset (Elizabeth Woodville takes Sanctuary at Wesminster Abbey).

Death of George Neville

John Russell replaced Thomas Rotherham as Lord Chancellor

On 13 May 1483 Thomas Rotherham replaced as as Lord Chancellor during the John Russell replaced Thomas Rotherham as Lord Chancellor

On 13 May 1483 John Russell was appointed as Lord Chancellor during the John Russell replaced Thomas Rotherham as Lord Chancellor

Execution of Hastings

On 13 Jun 1483 William Hastings 1st Baron Hastings was beheaded having been accused of treasonable conspiracy with the Queen at the earlier Council Meeting convened by Richard III King England and attended by Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham at Tower Green (Execution of Hastings). John Morton and Thomas Rotherham were arrested.

Richard, Duke of York, removed from Sanctuary to the Tower

On 16 Jun 1483 Cardinal Thomas Bourchier took the younger brother of Edward V Richard York 1st Duke York, 1st Duke Norfolk to the Tower at Tower of London during the Richard, Duke of York, removed from Sanctuary to the Tower

The Princes of the Tower described as Illegitimate

On 22 Jun 1483 Ralph Shaa preached the bastardy of Edward IV's children by Elizabeth Woodville including Edward V being therefore ineligible to be King. at St Paul's Cross during the The Princes of the Tower described as Illegitimate

Execution of the Woodvilles and their Affinity

On 25 Jun 1483 Richard Grey was executed at Pontefract Castle during the Execution of the Woodvilles and their Affinity

On 25 Jun 1483 Anthony Woodville 2nd Earl Rivers was beheaded at Pontefract Castle during the Execution of the Woodvilles and their Affinity

On 25 Jun 1483 Thomas Vaughan was beheaded at Pontefract Castle during the Execution of the Woodvilles and their Affinity

Richard III elected King by the Three Estates

Coronation of Richard III

On 06 Jul 1483 John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk was appointed as Lord High Steward at Westminster Abbey during the Coronation of Richard III

On 06 Jul 1483 Anne Neville Queen Consort England was appointed as Queen Consort England at Westminster Abbey during the Coronation of Richard III

On 06 Jul 1483 Christopher Willoughby 10th Baron Willoughby Eresby was appointed as Knight of the Bath at Westminster Abbey during the Coronation of Richard III

On 06 Jul 1483 Richard III King England was crowned III King England: Plantagenet York by Cardinal Thomas Bourchier at Westminster Abbey during the Coronation of Richard III. William Brandon, Thomas Fitzalan 17th Earl Arundel, Thomas St Leger, Richard Hastings 9th Baron Willoughby Eresby, Elizabeth Woodville Queen Consort England, Elizabeth York, Giles Daubeney and Humphrey Dacre 1st Baron Dacre Gilsland attended. Robert Dymoke attended as the Kings's Champion. Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent carried The Pointed Sword of Justice. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk carried the Crown. Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell carried the Third Sword of State. John Pole 2nd Duke Suffolk carried the Sceptre. John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln carried the Cross and Ball. Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham carried the king's train. Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire bore the Queen's Crown. Thomas King Mann carried the Lord High Constable's Mace. Margaret Beaufort held Queen Anne's train. Henry Percy 5th Earl Northumberland carried The Blunt Sword of Mercy.

Disappearance of the Princes in the Tower

Around Aug 1483 Edward V King England and his brother Richard York 1st Duke York, 1st Duke Norfolk disappeared at Tower of London during the Disappearance of the Princes in the Tower

Edward of Middleham created Prince of Wales

On 08 Sep 1483 Edward York Prince Wales was created Prince Wales at York Minster (Edward of Middleham created Prince of Wales) at an event attended by Richard III King England, Anne Neville Queen Consort England and Edward Stafford 2nd Earl Wiltshire. Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick and John York were knighted.

On 08 Sep 1483 Edward York Prince Wales was created Earl Chester (6C 1483) at York Minster during the Edward of Middleham created Prince of Wales

Buckingham's Rebellion

On Oct 1483 Richard Woodville 3rd Earl Rivers was attainted during the Buckingham's Rebellion

On 02 Nov 1483 Henry Stafford 2nd Duke Buckingham was beheaded at Marketplace for his part in Buckingham's Rebellion. Thomas Grey 1st Marquess Dorset and Eleanor Bohun escaped to Henry VII in Brittany. Walter Hungerford, Giles Daubeney and Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon took part. The rebellion was suppressed by Richard Guildford and Robert Willoughby 1st Baron Willoughby Broke.

On 08 Nov 1483 Thomas St Leger was executed at Exeter Castle during the Buckingham's Rebellion

On 04 Dec 1483 George Browne was beheaded at Tower Hill during the Buckingham's Rebellion

Battle of Kirtie

On 02 Jul 1484 William Douglas was killed at Kirtie during the Battle of Kirtie

Battle of Lochmaben Fair

On 22 Jul 1484 James Douglas was captured at Lochmaden during the Battle of Lochmaben Fair

Titulus Regius

Henry Tudor lands at Mill Bay

On 07 Aug 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland lands at Mill Bay with John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy, John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne, Richard Guildford, John Welles 1st Viscount Welles, Philibert Chandee and Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon (Henry Tudor lands at Mill Bay) all of whom were knighted.

Battle of Bosworth

On 22 Aug 1485 John Sacheverell was killed at Ambion Hill during the Battle of Bosworth

Battle of Bosworth: Lancaster

On 22 Aug 1485 William Brandon was killed at Ambion Hill during the Battle of Bosworth: Lancaster

On 22 Aug 1485 George Stanley 5th Baron Mohun Dunster, 9th Baron Strange Knockin held as a hostage by Richard III before the battle at Ambion Hill during the Battle of Bosworth: Lancaster

On 22 Aug 1485 Henry VII King England and Ireland succeeded VII King England and Ireland: Tudor at Ambion Hill during the Battle of Bosworth: Lancaster. John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy, John Cheney 1st Baron Cheyne, Richard Guildford, Walter Hungerford, Thomas King Mann, John Wingfield, Edward Woodville, Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon, Rhys Ap Thomas Deheubarth, Jasper Tudor 1st Duke Bedford, William Beaumont, Giles Daubeney, William Stanley, Roger Kynaston, Henry Marney and Philibert Chandee fought for Henry Tudor. William Norreys, Gilbert Talbot, John Vere 13th Earl Oxford and John Viii Savage commanded. Robert Poyntz was knighted.

Battle of Bosworth: York

On 22 Aug 1485 John Babington was killed by John Blount 3rd Baron Mountjoy at Ambion Hill during the Battle of Bosworth: York

On 22 Aug 1485 James Harrington was killed at Ambion Hill during the Battle of Bosworth: York

On 22 Aug 1485 John Howard 1st Duke Norfolk was killed at Ambion Hill during the Battle of Bosworth: York

On 22 Aug 1485 Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell fought and escaped at Ambion Hill during the Battle of Bosworth: York

On 22 Aug 1485 Richard III King England was killed at Ambion Hill during the Battle of Bosworth: York. John Bourchier 6th Baron Ferrers, John Conyers, 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, Edmund Grey 1st Earl Kent, Ralph Neville 3rd Earl Westmoreland, John Pole 1st Earl Lincoln, Humphrey Stafford, George Talbot 4th Earl Shrewsbury, 4th Earl Waterford fought for Richard on the defeated Yorkist side. Thomas Howard 2nd Duke Norfolk was wounded. Francis Lovell 1st Viscount Lovell fought and escaped. John Zouche 7th Baron Zouche Harringworth was captured.

On 22 Aug 1485 Henry Percy 4th Earl Northumberland betrayed by not commitng his forces to battle. at Ambion Hill during the Battle of Bosworth: York

On 22 Aug 1485 Walter Devereux 7th Baron Ferrers was killed at Ambion Hill during the Battle of Bosworth: York

On 22 Aug 1485 William Alington was killed in action William Alington at Ambion Hill during the Battle of Bosworth: York

On 22 Aug 1485 Robert Mortimer was killed at Ambion Hill during the Battle of Bosworth: York

On 22 Aug 1485 Richard Ratclyffe was killed at Ambion Hill during the Battle of Bosworth: York

On 25 Aug 1485 William Catesby was executed at Leicester during the Battle of Bosworth: York