Definition of Tewkesbury
1. Noun. The final battle of the War of the Roses in 1471 in which Edward IV defeated the Lancastrians.
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Geographical relationships: England
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tewkesbury
Literary usage of Tewkesbury
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Book of British Topography: A Classified Catalogue of the Topographical by John Parker Anderson (1881)
"The history and antiquities of tewkesbury, from the earliest period to the ... The Battle of tewkesbury. A poem written on a view of the intrenchments near ..."
2. Great Britain: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1890)
"tewkesbury Abbey was founded in 715, and its 'Church, dating mainly from the early part of the 12th cent., ranks ainon?; the most important Norman edifices ..."
3. The Archaeological Journal by Council, British Archaeological Association, Central Committee (1890)
"At tewkesbury we have a plan which, in the main, retains the general features of ... 'Read at tewkesbury, August 13th, 2 See The Abbey Church of tewkesbury. ..."
4. Lancaster and York: A Century of English History (A.D. 1399-1485) by James Henry Ramsay (1892)
"The old road from Cheltenham to tewkesbury went by Elmstone-Hardwick, Tredington,and Ridgeway : probably he camped at one of these places 3. ..."
5. Lancaster and York: A Century of English History (A.D. 1399-1485) by James Henry Ramsay (1892)
"The old road from Cheltenham to tewkesbury went by Elmstone-Hardwick, Tredington, and Ridgeway: probably he camped at one of these places 3. ..."
6. The English Illustrated Magazine (1891)
"|HE road between Gloucester and the old storied town of tewkesbury is unmistakably English in its character. The landscape, always pretty, ..."
7. Original Letters Illustrative of English History: Including Numerous Royal by Henry Ellis (1846)
"Margaret tewkesbury received the temporalities of her abbacy June 30th, 1518. ... Your bounden daly beades woman, MARGARET tewkesbury, To the right ..."
8. Ruling Cases by Irving Browne, Leonard Augustus Jones, James Tower Keen, John Melville Gould (1896)
"The Bailiffs, &o. of tewkesbury v. Bricknell, 2 Taunt. 120. — Bale. But a corporation will not be created by implication unless it is necessary to ..."