Maps of Bosworth
Early accounts of the Battle of Bosworth placed the fighting at Ambion Hill. This is reflected in the Battlefield Visitor Centre being opened adjacent to this site. The images below illustrate the battle as it used to be interpreted: current thinking follows.
Henry Tudor’s route from Miford Haven to Bosworth
Archaeological finds and the reinterpretation of where the Battle of Bosworth was fought
The downloads section incorporates the following research documents. Many of these include detailed maps recording locations, types, and ages of finds related to places where the Battle was, or was thought to have been, fought.
Foard, G. 2005: Bosworth Battlefield. A Reassessment
Bosworth Battlefield Survey Small Finds report.
Bosworth Battlefield Survey Small Finds report – illustrations.
Masters, P. 2008: Geophysical Survey at Bosworth Battlefield, Shenton, Leicestershire. Cranfield Forensic Institute Report No. 018.
Partida, T. and Foard, G. 2009: Bosworth Battlefield Survey: Post Medieval Historic Mapping Report.
Page, M. 2006: Report on the documentary sources for the reconstruction of the historic landscape of Bosworth battlefield.
Curry, A. and Dickinson, J. (with contributions by Professor John McGavin and Michael Bletzer): Report on Military history for the Bosworth Battlefield Association.
Hall, D. 2007: Survey of the open-fields for the Bosworth Battlefield Survey (with an addendum on documentary evidence).
Gearey, B., Hill, T., Howard, A. and Marshall, P. 2008: Bosworth Fields, Leicestershire: Palaeoenvironmental Survey and Assessment
Wheeler, J and Swindles, G. 2009: Finding Bosworth Field A multiproxy stratigraphic and palaeoenvironmental assessment of lowland sediments from the proposed site of Bosworth Battlefield, Leicestershire.
Cox, B. 2009: Bosworth battlefield: Notes on Associated Toponyms
Transcripts and translations of the primary sources relating to the battle of Bosworth.
Foard, G. 2005: Bosworth Battlefield Investigation Project Design.
Burton, R. 2006: Bosworth Field Investigation Soil Survey Report.
Burton, R. 2009: Bosworth Field Investigation Additional Soil Survey Reports 2007 & 2008 & 2009.