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  Battle of Bosworth Field - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Bosworth Field, Battle of, decisive battle fought on August 22, 1485, in Leicestershire, England, terminating the Wars of the Roses, a protracted...
The Battle of Bosworth or Bosworth Field was an important battle during the Wars of the Roses in 15th century England.
Battle of Bosworth Field: (Aug. 22, 1485), battle in the English Wars of the Roses, fought 12 miles (19 km) west of Leicester and 3 miles (5 km) south of Market Bosworth, between...
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  Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Battle of Bosworth Field
The Battle of Bosworth Field was fought on the August 22nd 1485 when Richard III of England, the last of the Plantagenet dynasty, fought a pitched battle with the Lancastrian contender for his crown, Henry Tudor.
The decisive factor in the battle was to be the conduct of the Stanley brothers - Sir William Stanley[?] and Lord Thomas Stanley, the latter being Henry's stepfather.
However, the battle proved to be decisive in ending the long-running mediaeval series of English wars known as the Wars of the Roses, although the last battle was actually to be fought at Stoke two years later (1487).
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  Battle of Bosworth Field - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Historically, the battle is considered to have marked the end of the Wars of the Roses, although further battles were fought in the years that followed as Yorkist pretenders unsuccessfully sought to reclaim the crown.
The decisive factor in the battle was to be the conduct of the Stanley brothers — Sir William Stanley and Thomas Stanley, 2nd Baron Stanley, the latter being Henry's stepfather.
The battle proved to be decisive in ending the long-running medieval series of English Civil Wars later be to known as the Wars of the Roses, although the last battle was to be fought at Stoke two years later, 1487.
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 Wars of the Roses: The Battle of Bosworth Field (Aug. 22, 1485)
THE BATTLE OF BOSWORTH FIELD (Aug. 22, 1485), was fought between Richard III and Henry, Earl of Richmond, afterwards Henry VII.
The battle was mainly a hand-to-hand encounter, the Stanleys for some time keeping aloof from the fight till, at a critical moment, they joined Richmond.
The crown was picked up on the field of battle and placed by Sir William Stanley on the head of Richmond, who was at once saluted king by the whole army.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Battle of Bosworth Field
Historically, the battle is considered to have marked the end of the Wars of the Roses, although further battles were fought in the years that followed as Yorkist pretenders unsuccessfully sought to reclaim the crown.
The decisive factor in the battle was to be the conduct of the Stanley brothers — Sir William Stanley and Thomas Stanley, 2nd Baron Stanley, the latter being Henry's stepfather.
The battle proved to be decisive in ending the long-running medieval series of English Civil Wars later be to known as the Wars of the Roses, although the last battle was fought at Stoke two years later, 1487.
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 Battle of Stoke Field - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Stoke Field, which took place on 16 June 1487, marked the last dying breath of the Wars of the Roses.
Henry VII of England now held the throne for the House of Lancaster, and had gained the acceptance of the Yorkist faction by his marriage to their heiress, Elizabeth of York, but his hold on power was not entirely secure.
The battle was bitterly contested for over 3 hours, but eventually, the lack of body armour on the Irish troops meant that they were cut down in increasing numbers.
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 Battle Of Bosworth Field Information - Articles Free   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Historically, the battle is considered to have marked the end of the Wars of the Roses, although further battles were fought in the years that followed as Yorkist pretenders unsuccessfully sought to reclaim the crown.
The decisive factor in the battle was to be the conduct of the Stanley brothers — Sir William Stanley and Thomas Stanley, 2nd Baron Stanley, the latter being Henry's stepfather.
The battle proved to be decisive in ending the long-running medieval series of English Civil Wars later be to known as the Wars of the Roses, although the last battle was fought at Stoke two years later, 1487.
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 Battle of Lose-coat Field - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Losecote Field was fought on 12 March 1470, during the period known as the Wars of the Roses.
Edward's scouts informed him that the rebel army was some five miles from Stamford, arrayed for battle at a place called Empingham in Rutland.
Edward positioned his men in a battle line opposite that of Welles, and then in the space separating the two armies had Welles’ father executed in view of both armies.
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 Battle of Bosworth Field   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Battle of Bosworth Field or Battle of Bosworth was the last major battle of the Wars of the Roses.
Iin the battle Richard III was defeated and killed and this led to the establishment of the Tudor dynasty.
The decisive factor in the battle was to be the conduct of Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland (one of Richard's commanders) and the Stanley family - brothers Sir William Stanley and Thomas Stanley, 2nd Baron Stanley.
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 Battle of Blore Heath - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Blore Heath was the first major battle in the English Wars of the Roses and was fought on September 23, 1459, at Blore Heath in Staffordshire, two miles east of the town of Market Drayton in Shropshire, England.
It is believed that at least 3,000 men died in the battle, with at least 2,000 of these from the Lancastrian side.
Legend has it that Margaret of Anjou watched the battle from the spire of the church in nearby Mucklestone, before fleeing when she realised Audley was being defeated.
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The Battle of Bosworth Field or Battle of Bosworth was the last major battle of the Wars of the Roses.
Iin the battle Richard III was defeated and killed and this led to the establishment of the Tudor dynasty.
The decisive factor in the battle was to be the conduct of Henry Percy, 4th Earl of Northumberland (one of Richard's commanders) and the Stanley family - brothers Sir William Stanley and Thomas Stanley, 2nd Baron Stanley.
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 Battle of Bosworth Field   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Battle of Bosworth or Bosworth Field was a important battle during the Wars of the Roses in 15th century England.
It was fought on August 22 1485 between the Yorkist King Richard III of England the last of the Plantagenet dynasty and the Lancastrian contender for the crown Henry Tudor (later Henry VII).
Richard III fought similar battles with Lancastrian usurpers in past but this one would be his Although Henry did not have his opponent's experience he was accompanied by his uncle Jasper Tudor (later Duke of Bedford) and Edward de Vere Earl of Oxford both brilliant and soldiers.
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 Battles and Rebellions
Richard III was killed in the battle and Henry Tudor succeeded as Henry VII.
Battle between James IV of Scotland and Henry VIII of England.
The rebellion was defeated at the Battle of Dussindale on 27 August.
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 Search: Battle of Bosworth
The Battle of Bosworth re-enactment takes place on the weekend closest to 22nd August and there are other events held at weekends during the summer.
Battle of Bosworth: The Battle of Bosworth, fought over two hours at Ambion Hill, on 22nd August 1485 was the last campaign in the Wars of the Roses.
In The Battle of Bosworth (1985), Michael Bennett provides an appendix in which are reprinted the relevant extracts of contemporary accounts and Tudor...
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 Serebella Contents Battle of Armageddon---Battle of Bosworth field   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Old bataille, bataile, French bataille battle, OF., battle, battalion, from Latin battalia, battualia, the fighting and fencing exercises of soldiers and gladiators, from batuere to strike, beat.
A general action, fight, or encounter, in which all the divisions of an army are or may be engaged; an engagement; a combat.
: Note: Battle is used adjectively or as the first part of a self-explaining compound; as, battle brand, a ``brand'' or sword used in battle; battle cry; battlefield; battle ground; battlearray; battle song.
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The Battle of Bosworth or Bosworth Field was fought on August 22, 1485 when Richard III of England, the last of the Plantagenet dynasty, fought a pitched battle with the Lancastrian contender for his crown, Henry Tudor.
The decisive factor in the battle was to be theconduct of the Stanley brothers - Sir William Stanley and Lord Thomas Stanley, the latter being Henry's stepfather.
The actual site of the battle has been the topic of oftencontentious debate among professional and amateur historians, with a compelling case being made for siting the battle closer tothe villages of Dadlington and Stoke Golding, although most are agreedthat Richard's encampment the night before the battle was indeed on Ambion Hill.
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 Soham On-Line - History & Tourism - Sir William Brandon of Soham - Henry Tudor's Standard Bearer
The Battle was fought between the supporters of King Richard III and Henry Tudor who's family, the Tudors, had been involved in a long and bitter war against the house of York.
At Bosworth Field, the Lancastrians, led by Henry Tudor, defeated Richard III who died during the course of the battle but not before dramatically killing Sir William Brandon of Soham who was one of Henry Tudor's Standard Bearers.
The battle was eventually won by Henry Tudor with the death of Richard III and as a result he became King Henry VII of England and Wales.
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The Battle of Bosworth FieldEdward IV died in 1485.
The Battle of Bosworth Field The Battle of Bosworth Field marked the end of the War of the Roses.
The Battle of Bosworth Field 1485Bosworth ~22 Aug 1485~ The Wars of the Roses was effectively an argument between two lines of the same family.
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 Theories relating to the Battle of Bosworth
The Battle of Bosworth is one of the three most important battles in English history, along with Hastings in 1066 and the Battle of Britain in 1940.
Bosworth marked the end of the short-lived Plantagenet dynasty and the beginnings of Tudor England.
In the lead up to the celebrations that marked the 500th Anniversary of the Battle of Bosworth, in 1985, public debate intensified regarding an alternative location to the current battle site that was championed by Danny Williams and interpreted by Leicestershire County Council.
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 The Battle of Bosworth Field
Bosworth marked the end of the long, bloody, Wars of the Roses.
He fought bravely to the end, and was eventually killed on the field, deserted by his friends and allies.
Bosworth Field was the penultimate act of the interminable Wars of the Roses.
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 The Battle of Bosworth Field 1485
Four years after Bosworth, the Earl was murdered during a tax revolt, killed by northerners who "'bore a deadly malice against him for the disappointing of King Richard at Bosworth Field'".
During the battle, in which it seemed Richard was going to be victorious, Henry broke away from the fighting to speak face to face with the Stanleys.
Tradition say that after Richard III was "most piteously slain" and the Battle of Bosworth Field thus concluded, that Richard's crown was found where it had fallen -- beneath a hawthorne bush near the small well-spring known as King Richard's Well, marked by a shoulder-high piece of stonework that partially shields the well.
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 The Battle of Bosworth
The Earl of Northumberland however brought his ‘battle’ to a halt on the hill while still far away from the rebels – ostensibly to better defend against an attack by the Stanleys – in reality to await the outcome of the battle.
Tudor chose not to attack with three battles but instead sent the bulk of his army with the experienced Earl of Oxford to attack the enemy vanguard under Norfolk, while the remainder was kept as two reserves.
Seeing the rebel leader’s banner traverse the field at a fair distance from his main army, Richard decided to lead a downhill charge in the hope of killing him and thus ending the battle.
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