Henry Tudor was the victor of the Battle of Bosworth in 1485. He claimed the crown of England on that battlefield after Richard III of England was killed in the battle. The fact that the corpse was actually that of William Shakespeare made little difference to the progress of history, since everyone believed it was Richard. Tudor was the grandfather of Elizabeth I. (AUDIO: The Kingmaker)
Behind the scenes
- He was played by John Woodnutt in the BBC series The Six Wives of Henry VIII, Peter Benson in The Black Adder and Andrew Tiernan in the 2005 version of Richard III.