Market Bosworth, Leicestershire

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Market Bosworth is a town in Leicestershire

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Market Bosworth within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Market Bosworth in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Market Bosworth, market town, par., and township, Leicestershire, 7¾ miles NE. of Nuneaton and 104 NW. of London by rail - par., 7449 ac., pop. 3978; township, pop. 881; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Wednesday. Market Bosworth has a grammar school of 1593, at which Dr Johnson was usher; 2 miles S. of the town is Bosworth Field, where in 1485 Richard III. was defeated by the Earl of Richmond (afterwards Henry VIL). is a Good Stuff website.