Definition of Bosworth field
1. Noun. The battle that ended the Wars of the Roses (1485); Richard III was killed and Henry Tudor was crowned as Henry VII.
Group relationships: War Of The Roses, Wars Of The Roses
Geographical relationships: Leicester, Leicestershire
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Literary usage of Bosworth field
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1. English Pageantry: An Historical Outline by Robert Withington (1918)
"... OF bosworth field The triumphal progress of Henry VII from the Battle of bosworth field is recounted in much the same fashion by Grafton and Hall. ..."
2. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society, John Harland, Manchester (England). Court-Leet (1861)
"Bosworth-field: with a Taste of the Variety of other Poems, ... Besides his larger one of Bosworth- field, his other poems are either on religious subjects ..."
3. Gray Days and Gold in England and Scotland by William Winter (1896)
"CHAPTER XIV bosworth field ARWICK, AUGUST 29, 1889. —It has long been the conviction of the present writer that the character of King Richard the Third has ..."
4. The Popular History of England: An Illustrated History of Society and by Charles Knight (1874)
"... earl of Richmond—Inadequate preparations against invasion—Battle of Bosworth- field—Death in battle of Richard III. IK the true spirit of historical ..."