Bosworth Field

[ boz-werth ]

noun
  1. a battlefield in central England, near Leicester, where Richard III was defeated and slain by the future Henry VII in 1485.

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How to use Bosworth Field in a sentence

  • But the town never took kindly to him, and warmly welcomed Richmond on his avenging march to Bosworth Field.

  • It is curiously carved, and the king rested upon it the night before the battle of Bosworth Field, where he was killed.

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British Dictionary definitions for Bosworth Field

Bosworth Field

/ (ˈbɒzwɜːθ, -wəθ) /


noun
  1. English history the site, two miles south of Market Bosworth in Leicestershire, of the battle that ended the Wars of the Roses (August 1485). Richard III was killed and Henry Tudor was crowned king as Henry VII

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