Husbands Bosworth

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Husbands Bosworth

WELCOME TO HUSBANDS BOSWORTH

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This is the website for the village of  HUSBANDS BOSWORTH. Take a few moments to scratch the surface of our community, wander down some of the quiet streets, walk along the same ancient trackways that our ancestors did, 5,500 years ago. Peek inside the church where people have been worshipping since the late 12th Century.

Did you know that our village was the home to the last women to be executed as witches in this country? Take a look, there's more than meets the eye in Husbands Bosworth.

 

INTRODUCTION

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"Husbands Bosworth is a township and extensive parish, in the southern division of the County of Leicestershire, Market Harborough Union and County District, archdeaconry of Leicester, diocese of Peterborough, 6 miles east of Lutterworth, 14 miles south from Leicester, and 95 miles from London."

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF BOSWORTH

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The area around Husbands Bosworth was probably first settled soon after the departure of the Romans in 409AD. when the whole of the country was in a state of flux. The Saxons invaded Britain from northern Germany and pushed far inland.

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VILLAGE TRAIL LEAFLET

A downloadable leaflet setting out a leisurely stroll around our village pointing out a host of historical, heritage and social features of note is now available.

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LATEST NEWS

Round-up of the latest news from the village activity and interest groups

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