American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A municipal borough of west-central England on the Severn River north-northeast of Gloucester. Edward IV's Yorkist forces defeated the Lancastrians here (1471) in the final battle of the Wars of the Roses. Population: 9,554.
- n. the final battle of the War of the Roses in 1471 in which Edward IV defeated the Lancastrians
“Forty-one people gathered at a Bensons for Beds furniture warehouse in Tewkesbury, UK to break the mattress dominoes record.”
“Listed below are links to weblogs that reference A morning in Tewkesbury:”
“Tewkesbury,", he said rather coldly, and soon afterwards strolled away again.”
“The news might come as a surprise to people in towns such as Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire, who have suffered flooding due to extraordinary downpours during the past two summers.”
“_From Bennett's "Tewkesbury" lent by Mr.S. Browett.”
“You don't get a performance like that in Tewkesbury High Street or wherever it is most of them will all scurry back to eventually.”
“Equally, I see no good coming of the decision by the head teacher of Tewkesbury School in Gloucestershire to make girl pupils wear trousers because too many have skirts that make them look "like they are going to a nightclub".”
“Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire surrounded by water during the 2007 floods.”
“He was killed at the Battle of Tewkesbury in 1471, making him the only Prince of Wales ever to die in battle (Llywelyn ap Gruffudd died in a skirmish).”
“In the third part of Henry VI, an ancestor of the Earl of Oxford fights at the battle of Tewkesbury, is captured and imprisoned as a traitor.”
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York: "Ruling house of England (1461-1485), including Edward IV, Edward V, and Richard III. During the Wars of the Roses its symbol was a white rose."
Lancaster: "English royal house t...
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