MARKET BOSWORTH, a market town in the Bosworth parliamentary division of Leicestershire.
The trade of Market Bosworth is principally agricultural, and there are brickworks.
Two miles south is the scene of the battle of Bosworth, in 1485, where Richard III.
Bosworth (Anglo-Saxon Dictionary, new ed.
For the rest of his life he was Richard's man, and though warned by the famous couplet that "Dykon his master" was bought and sold, "Jack of Norfolk" led the archer vanguard at Bosworth and died in the fight, from which his son the earl of Surrey was carried away a wounded prisoner.
In an appendix to the Bosworth Psalter, edited by Mr Edmund Bishop and Abbot Gasquet (1908), Mr Leslie A.
ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH, a market-town in the Bosworth parliamentary division of Leicestershire, England; 118 m.
His day, however, was short, and with the battle of Bosworth ends Plantagenet London.
JOSEPH BOSWORTH (1789-1876), British Anglo-Saxon scholar, was born in Derbyshire in 1789.
In 182 9 Bosworth went to Holland as chaplain, first at Amsterdam and then at Rotterdam.
Bosworth Smith, Life of Lord Lawrence, appendix to the 6th edition of 1885; T.
In 1483 and was slain on Bosworth Field in 1485.
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The important offices conferred on Fox immediately after the battle of Bosworth imply that he had already seen more extensive political service than can be traced in records.
At Bosworth, and consequently to obtain the crown of England.
At Bosworth, where he was severely wounded, was knighted on the field, and was throughout one of the first Tudor's most trusted councillors.
And the English Monasteries (1888-9); A Short History of the Catholic Church in England (1903); Parish Life in Mediaeval England (1906) and The Bosworth Psalter (1908).
He crossed from Harfleur to Wales with Henry in August 1485, and was present at the battle of Bosworth; then followed for him a series of ecclesiastical preferments, the most important of which was to the deanery of York.
But in little more than two years Richard was slain at Bosworth by the earl of Richmond, who, being proclaimed king as Henry VII., shortly afterwards fulfilled his pledge to marry the eldest daughter of Edward IV.
Seeing this, Henry had, immediately after his victory at Bosworth, secured the person of the son, Edward, earl of Warwick, and kept him a prisoner in the Tower of London.
Had but few loyal adherents, Vw hen the rivals met at Bosworth Field (Aug.
Bosworth Field is often treated as the last act of the Wars of the Roses.
But in the winter of 1494-1495 the traitors were themselves betrayed, and a large number of arrests were made, including not only Lord Fitzwaiter and a number of well-known knights of Yorkist families, but Sir William Stanley, the kings chamberlain, who had been rewarded with enormous gifts for his good service at Bosworth, and was reckoned one of the chief supports of the throne.
His determination to end the system was well shown by the fact that he heavily fined even the earl of Oxford, the companion of his exile~ the victor of Bosworth, and the most notoriously loyal peer in the realm, for an ostentatious violation of the statute.
Richard was a member of parliament in 1467; afterwards he joined Henry, earl of Richmond, in Brittany, returned with the earl to England, and fought at Bosworth, where he was knighted.
Henry landed at Milford Haven among his Welsh allies and defeated Richard at the battle of Bosworth (August 22, 1485).