the Battle of Bosworth Field


the Battle of Bosworth Field

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  • (the) Battle of Bosworth Field — the Battle of Bosworth Field [the Battle of Bosworth Field] the last battle (1485) in the ↑Wars of the Roses. It was fought near Market Bosworth in Leicestershire between King ↑Richard III of England and Henry Tudor. Richard died in the battle… …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Ballad of Bosworth Field —    The Ballad of Bosworth Field is one of the fullest poetic retellings of the 1485 Battle of BOSWORTH FIELD, and may possibly provide authentic details concerning the battle itself. The earliest surviving copy of the ballad dates to the… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Battle of Bosworth Field — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Bosworth Field partof=the Wars of the Roses caption= date=August 22, 1485 place=In the area of Market Bosworth in Leicestershire, England result=Decisive Lancastrian victory combatant1=… …   Wikipedia

  • Bosworth Field, Battle of — (1485)    Fought on 22 August 1485 near the Leicestershire village of Market Bosworth, the Battle of Bosworth Field overthrew the house of YORK and initiated the rule of the TUDOR dynasty.    By early 1485, RICHARD III knew that Henry Tudor, earl …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Battle of Flodden Field — Infobox Military Conflict caption=Also called the Battle of Branxton partof=the War of the League of Cambrai conflict=Battle of Flodden Field date=September 9, 1513 place=Near Branxton in Northumberland, England result=Decisive English victory… …   Wikipedia

  • Bosworth Field — [bäz′wərth] field in Leicestershire, England: scene of the final battle (1485) in the Wars of the Roses, in which Richard III was killed; the crown passed to the victor, the Earl of Richmond (Henry VII) …   English World dictionary

  • Bosworth Field — Battle of 22 August 1485. Battle which ended in the death of the last Plantagenet ruler, Richard III at the hand of Henry Tudor. Though Richard’s army was larger, morale was low. During the battle, troops of the Stanley family, hitherto loyal to… …   Medieval glossary

  • Bosworth Field, Battle of — (Aug. 22, 1485) Final battle in the English Wars of the Roses. It was fought between the forces of King Richard III of York and the contender for the crown, Henry Tudor (later Henry VII) of Lancaster. The battle occurred when Henry returned from… …   Universalium

  • Bosworth Field — noun the battle that ended the Wars of the Roses (1485); Richard III was killed and Henry Tudor was crowned as Henry VII • Regions: ↑Leicestershire, ↑Leicester • Instance Hypernyms: ↑pitched battle • Part Holonyms: ↑War of the Roses, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bosworth Field — Bos|worth Field the place where the final battle of the Wars of the Roses was fought in 1485, where Richard III was defeated by Henry Tudor …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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