Bos·worth Field (bŏzʹwərth)
A locality in central England near Leicester. It was the site of the final battle (August 22, 1485) of the Wars of the Roses, in which Henry Tudor (afterward Henry VII) defeated Richard III, the last king of the Plantagenet line. Richard was killed in the battle.

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  • Bosworth — Bosworth, Markt in der engl. Grafsch. Leicester, (1901) 5757 E.; auf dem Bosworthfield 22. Aug. 1485 Schlacht, in der König Richard III. gegen den Grafen Richmond (König Heinrich VII.) Krone und Leben verlor …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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