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Bosworth Field

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɒzwəθ
 
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(also Battle of Bosworth)

Definition of Bosworth Field in English:

A battle of the Wars of the Roses fought in 1485 near Market Bosworth in Leicestershire. Henry Tudor defeated and killed the Yorkist king Richard III, enabling him to take the throne as Henry VII.

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