Hace 14 horas · Following his victory at the Battle of Bosworth Field (22 August 1485), he reinforced his position in 1486 by fulfilling his 1483 vow to marry Elizabeth of York, daughter of Edward IV, thus symbolically uniting the former warring factions of Lancaster and York under the new dynasty.
Hace 14 horas · The insignia of the Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George. The New Year Honours 1998 for the United Kingdom,  Barbados,  Grenada,  Papua New Guinea,  the Solomon Islands,  Tuvalu,  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines,  Belize,  Antigua and Barbuda,  and Saint Christopher and Nevis  were announced on 30 ...
Hace 14 horas · Thomas Cromwell ( / ˈkrɒmwəl, - wɛl /;  [a] c. 1485 – 28 July 1540), briefly Earl of Essex, was an English lawyer and statesman who served as chief minister to King Henry VIII from 1534 to 1540, when he was beheaded on orders of the king, who later blamed false charges for the execution.
Hace 14 horas · He attended Sandroyd School in Wiltshire from 1907 to 1910, where he excelled in languages.  He then started at Eton College in January 1911.  There, he won a Divinity prize and excelled at cricket, rugby and rowing, winning House colours in the last.