Bosworth Field

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the battle that ended the Wars of the Roses (1485)

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He was entertained at Derwydd and supplied with 5,000 Welsh soldiers who marched with him to victory at the Battle of Bosworth Field.
THIS was the last English king to die in combat - at the Battle of Bosworth Field, Leics, on August 22, 1485.
There is plenty of frontline action on Bosworth Field in Warwickshire this weekend.
THE Battle of Bosworth Field might never have happened if Henry Tudor's first attempt to seize the throne from Richard III two years earlier had not been thwarted by the weather, an academic claimed yesterday.
ANSWERS: 1 Fats Waller; 2 A centaur; 3 France and Switzerland; 4 Bosworth Field (1485); 5 The Rolling Stones; 6 Jack Brabham; 7 The Six-Day War; 8 Uruguay; 9 The effects of very low temperature; 10 Lucius Malfoy.
THE BATTLEFIELD LINE RAILWAY, just ten miles north of Nuneaton, runs from Shackerstone to Shenton the site of the 1485 Battle of Bosworth Field.
Shenton Station is located in the centre of Bosworth Field, the site of the last great medieval battle and the final battle of the War of the Roses.
The present church was initiated by Margaret Beaufort,Countess of Richmond, to commemorate the victory of her son,Henry Tudor,at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485.
1 In which famous war was Bosworth Field a battleground?
SIR - When I had the privilege to be the elected mayor of our ancient and historic town of Carmarthen in May 2010, I was provided with a brief presentation of the history of our town and in particular the apparent fact that the individual who slew Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field was local hero Sir Rhys ap Thomas, mentioned by Bill Walden in his letter (Feb 11).
THE course of English history changed dramatically in 1485 with the death of Richard III at Bosworth Field.
This Digby was something of a traitor himself as he supported first the Yorkists under Edward IV then changed sides to fight for Edward Tudor with the Lancastrians at Bosworth Field in 1485.
I'm not entirely sure why, but we came up with the idea of taking him, in full costume, to Bosworth Field for a photo-shoot.
At the Battle of Bosworth field he lost his crown - literally - and was killed and buried in a common soldier's grave.
Of course, no one would have understood the word "Britain" in 1485 but you could argue that Henry Tudor's victory at Bosworth Field was the birth of Britishness, albeit more than a century before Scotland gradually folded itself into the union with England and Wales.