Titchfield Abbey

The Abbey is Medieval and was founded in 1222 for Premonstratensian Cannons an austere order of priests, during its three Centuries as a monasteries the monks were devoted to scholarships . The Abbey closed in 1537 by Henry V111 of England during the Dissolution of the Monasteries, the Abbey was transformed into a grand mansion for Thomas Wriothesley 1st Earl of Southampton a loyal civil servant to King Henry V111. The ruined Abbey is now run by English Heritage and is open daily it can by found in Mill Lane. Titchfield Hampshire near Fareham.

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Yorkist. War Of The Roses, Born in 1452 at Fotheringhay Castle, 3rd Duke of York Richard Plantagenet married to Cecily Neville. On May 4th 1471 he commanded his troops on the left wing during the battle at Tewkesbury. His livery badge is described as Party of Azure and Murrey, a boar Argent, armed, bristled and trotters. On July 6 1483 he was crown King Richard 111.