Photo courtesy Jennifer Eyre Bell Each year, the Australian & New Zealand branches of the Richard III Society pay for a wreath to be displayed at St James’ church at Sutton Cheney in Leicestershire on the anniversary of the Battle of Bosworth in August. Beautiful...
Edward IV Coronation 1461 Edward IV Coronation 1461Richard's brother, Edward IV was declared King of England on March 4st 1461 and the coronation took place in June of the same year.
June 29, 2019
Granted Middleham 1471 Granted Middleham 1471Richard was granted Middleham Penrith, Sheriff Hutton estates and which included Middleham Castle where he grew up and where he and his wife Ann Neville lived before he became king.
July 6, 2019
July Meeting 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm July MeetingTime: 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm Coronation Lunch95 South Terrace
July 12, 2019
Richard and Ann marry 1472 Richard and Ann marry 1472Richard and Ann finally marry with Edward gives his blessing despite George's objections .
August 3, 2019
August Meeting 1:30 pm - 4:00 pmAugust MeetingTime: 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm Margaret Whitford is giving a talk - TBC95 South Terrace
August 12, 2019
Granted more estates 1462Granted more estates 1462Richard was granted the lordships of Richmond in Yorkshire and Pembroke in Wales, as well as estates in East Anglia.
August 22, 2019
Richard III DeathRichard III Death
September 7, 2019
September Meeting 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm September MeetingTime: 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm Sue Walladge giving a talk - Richard III at War95 South Terrace
September 13, 2019
Richard and Edward flee 1470Richard and Edward flee 1470George, Duke of Clarence, Richard's brother joins forces with the Duke of Warwick and invade England forcing Edward and Richard into exile in Burgundy.
August 1, 20212021 Australasian Conference to be held in AdelaideTBA