Named for the battle where Richard III died. The Battle of Bosworth or 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 an alliance of Lancastrians and disaffected Yorkists. Their leader Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond, became the first English monarch of the Tudor dynasty by his victory and subsequent marriage to a Yorkist princess. His opponent Richard III, the last king of the House of York, was killed during the battle, the last English monarch to die in combat. Historians consider Bosworth Field to mark the end of the Plantagenet dynasty, making it one of the defining moments of English history.
Bosworth font contains 107 defined characters and 92 unique glyphs. The font contains characters from the following unicode character ranges: Basic Latin (90), Latin-1 Supplement (11), General Punctuation (3), Letterlike Symbols (1), Mathematical Operators (1).
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