Definition of the Battle of Bosworth Field from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the Battle of Bosworth Field

 
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the last battle (1485) in the Wars of the Roses. It was fought near Market Bosworth in Leicestershire between King Richard III of England and Henry Tudor. Richard died in the battle and Henry became King Henry VII. There is a dramatic version of the battle at the end of Shakespeare's play Richard III.