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Battle of Bosworth Field

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Battle Stack: The Battle of Bosworth (York vs Lancaster - War of the Roses)

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The Battle of Bosworth - British History's Biggest Fibs with Lucy Worsley: Preview - BBC Four

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Richard III and Richmond rally their troops for battle - The Hollow Crown: Episode 3 - BBC Two

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The Battle of Bosworth 1485 [Total War Reenactment]

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Battle of Bosworth and the Last Charge at the Richard III Visitor Centre

The Battle of Bosworth Field was the last significant battle of the Wars of the Roses, the civil war between the Houses of Lancaster and York that extended across England in the latter half of the 15th century. Fought on 22 August 1485, the battle was won by the Lancastrians. Their leader Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond, by his victory became the first English monarch of the Tudor dynasty. His opponent, Richard III, the last king of the House of York, was killed in the battle. Historians consider Bosworth Field to mark the end of the Plantagenet dynasty, making it a defining moment of English and Welsh history.
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  • Background 

  • Factions 

  • Crossing the English Channel and through Wales 

  • Shrewsbury: the gateway to England 

  • Engagement 

  • Post-battle 

  • Legacy and historical significance 

  • Battlefield location