The Battle of Bosworth was fought on 22nd August 1485 and the Wars of the Roses came to an end. Henry Tudor had marched with his army from Milford Haven in Wales where he had landed with about 2000 men. The Battle of Bosworth is one of England’s most significant battles as it ended the reign of Richard III and led to Henry Tudor becoming Henry VII, the first of the Tudor monarchs, a dynasty that lasted to 1603 and included the reign of two of England’s most celebrated sovereigns – Henry VIII and his daughter Elizabeth I.
Here you can read an article on Richard III by eminent literary critic Harold Bloom.
Actor Kevin Spacey discusses his role in Richard III, in the internationally acclaimed production of Shakespeare's play, as well as his job as the artistic director at the Old Vic Theatre in London.
Read an article about this Shakespearean production here.