What animal was the personal emblem of King Richard III?

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a. boar

Richard was born on Oct. 2, 1452.

He was killed in battle by Henry Tudor, who then assumed the throne as King Henry VII. 

Henry fought under the banner of a dragon, but softened his image upon taking power by switching his symbol to a rose with both red and white petals.  The different colors represented the warring families of York and Lancaster who were brought together under his rule.


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