The Bosworth Boar is a silver-gilt livery badge depicting a boar and was recovered from the edge of Fen Hole, a medieval marsh. The Boar image was King Richard III’s own personal emblem and could possibly have been worn by a Knight of King Richard’s retinue, although it was also a badge of John de Vere, the Earl of Oxford.

The Bosworth Boar is a clue in locating the site of the battle and also possibly in pinpointing where King Richard III died.

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