England: New Battle of Bosworth Field Site Revealed

Posted by admin on Feb 19, 2010

The true site of one of the most decisive battles in English history has been revealed.

Bosworth, fought in 1485, which saw the death of Richard III, was believed to have taken place on Ambion Hill, near Sutton Cheney in Leicestershire.

But a study of original documents and archaeological survey of the area has now pinpointed a site in fields about a mile to the south west.

The battle ended decades of civil war, which is now known as the Wars of the Roses.

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