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Centuries: 14th century - 15th century - 16th century
- August 22 - Battle of Bosworth Field is fought between the armies of King Richard III of England and rival claimant to the throne of England Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond.Richard dies in battle and Henry Tudor becomes King Henry VII of England.
- 16 December - Catherine of Aragon, later first Queen-consort of King Henry VIII of England.
- Thomas Cromwell, English statesman( approximately).
- Hernan Cortes, conquerer of Mexico