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Did Richard II of England officially name Roger Mortimer or Edmund Mortimer as his heir?

The answer is no. Richard II simply revoked the letters patent that had been issued by Edward III in 1376. This had the effect of restoring Mortimer's position in the line of succession. The ...
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How long did the battle of Bosworth last?

More than two hours, or about 2 hours, seems to be the accepted estimated duration of the battle. There is little doubt that the battle was decided before midday, though the pursuit of the remnants ...
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How long did the battle of Bosworth last?

For many, 22 August 1485 remains one of the key dates in British history. Yet what exactly took place in the early hours of the morning (the battle was over by noon) still remains tantalisingly ...
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