battle of Tewkesbury

battle of Tewkesbury
the final battle of the War of the Roses in 1471 in which Edward IV defeated the Lancastrians
Syn: ↑Tewkesbury
Regions: ↑England
Instance Hypernyms: ↑pitched battle

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  • Battle of Tewkesbury — The Battle of Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire, which took place on May 4, 1471, completed one phase of the Wars of the Roses.It put a temporary end to Lancastrian hopes of regaining the throne of England. There would be fourteen years of peace… …   Wikipedia

  • Tewkesbury mustard — is a blend of mustard flour and grated Horseradish root.The mustard was developed in the English town of Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire and gained certain notoriety in the 17th Century becoming a staple condiment of the kitchens of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Tewkesbury — infobox UK place country = England official name= Tewkesbury latitude= 51.98634 longitude= 2.16159 population= 10,016 (2001 Census) shire district= Tewkesbury shire county= Gloucestershire region= South West England constituency westminster=… …   Wikipedia

  • Tewkesbury Abbey — Parish church name = Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin caption = Tewkesbury Abbey dedication = St Mary the Virgin denomination = Church of England tradition = High Church parish = Tewkesbury diocese = Gloucester province = Canterbury vicar =… …   Wikipedia

  • Tewkesbury, Battle of — (1471)    The Battle of Tewkesbury, fought on 4 May 1471, completed EDWARD IV’s restoration to the throne and destroyed the Lancastrian cause.    On 14 April 1471, the day Richard NEVILLE, earl of Warwick, was defeated and slain at the Battle of… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Tewkesbury Medieval Festival — The Tewkesbury Medieval Festival is a re enactment of the Battle of Tewkesbury, near its original site.It is said to be Europe s largest battle re enactment and fair . Thousands of re enactors travel to Tewkesbury from around the world to re… …   Wikipedia

  • Tewkesbury — /toohks ber ee, beuh ree, bree, tyoohks /, n. a town in N Gloucestershire, in W England: final defeat of the Lancastrians in the Wars of the Roses 1471. 79,500. * * * ▪ England, United Kingdom       town (“parish”), Tewkesbury borough,… …   Universalium

  • Tewkesbury — noun the final battle of the War of the Roses in 1471 in which Edward IV defeated the Lancastrians • Syn: ↑battle of Tewkesbury • Regions: ↑England • Instance Hypernyms: ↑pitched battle * * * /toohks ber ee, beuh ree, bree, tyoohks /, n. a town… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Battle of Barnet — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Barnet partof=the Wars of the Roses caption=Cavalry during the battle date=April 14, 1471 place=Near Barnet, England result=Yorkist victory combatant1= combatant2= commander1=Edward IV of England… …   Wikipedia

  • TEWKESBURY —    (5), a market town of Gloucestershire, at the confluence of the Avon and Severn (here spanned by one of Telford s bridges), 10 m. NE. of Gloucester; possesses one of the finest of old English churches in the Norman style; trades chiefly in… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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