Henry VII (Welsh: Harri Tudur) was the King of England and Lord of Ireland from his seizure of the crown on 22 August 1485 to his death in 1509. He was the first monarch of the House of Tudor.  Henry attained the throne when his forces defeated King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field, the culmination of the Wars of the Roses. He was the last king of England to win his throne on the field of battle. He cemented his claim by marrying Elizabeth of York, daughter of Richard's brother Edward IV. Henry was successful in restoring the power and stability of the English monarchy after the civil war.  (Wikipedia article)

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          Scene at the deathbed of Henry VII at Richmond Palace (1509) drawn contemporaneously from witness accounts by the courtier Sir Thomas Wriothesley (d.1534) who wrote an account of the proceedings BL Add.MS 45131, f.54


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The Gold Coinage Sovereign, Ryal, Angel     2172-2192      
Silver - Facing Bust Issues       Groat 2193-2201      
  Halfgroat 2202-2217      
  Penny (old type) 2218-2224      
  Sovereign Pennies 2225-2238      
  Halfpenny & Farthing 2239-2250      
Silver - Profile Issues Testoon 2251-2253      
  Groat & Halfgroat 2254-2263A