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Grisly Injuries Reveal King Richard III Died A Violent Death On The Battlefield

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK

King Richard III died after sustaining a series of vicious head wounds after losing his helmet during a fierce battle, new research has shown. Sca...

The Return Of The King - To Leicester

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK

Centuries after Richard III became the last monarch to die in battle, the High Court has ruled it is time for the remains of the York King "to be fina...

POLL: Where Should Richard III Be Buried?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK

It's probably not the final chapter that King Richard III had in mind. The battle over his remains will reach the High Court on Tuesday, with his d...

Leicester Cathedral Reveals Richard III Burial Plans

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 19.09.2013 | UK

Britain’s last Plantagenet King is to be buried in Leicester under a raised tomb carved from Yorkshire limestone, it has been revealed. The announce...

'The War Of The Roses Appear To Be Returning'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK

A judge has granted relatives of King Richard III permission to challenge plans to rebury the Plantagenet's remains in Leicester, but warned both side...

More to Discover Underneath Richard III Car Park?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK

A new excavation at the site where King Richard III's skeleton was found hopes to shed further light on the medieval friary which was the site of his ...

The King's Head

PA | Posted 17.05.2013 | UK

A facial reconstruction of King Richard III is going on display in Leicester's Guildhall on the first stop of a nationwide tour. The model, which g...

PHOTOS: Grave Of Medieval Knight Found In Edinburgh Car Park

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

The grave of a medieval knight has been found under an old city car park in Edinburgh Old Town. Alongside the nobleman's skeleton, archaeologists a...

Richard III To Be Buried In 'Simple Dignity' In Leicester Cathedral

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

There will be no grand tomb marking the final resting place of King Richard III, cathedral chiefs say. The design brief for Richard's tomb has been...

Planet Appetite: Richard III - Leicester's Search for a King Exhibition Opens in the Guildhall, Leicester

Rupert Parker | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Now that it's positive that the bones found buried beneath a car park are those of King Richard III, Leicester is staging an exhibition about the find...

Locomotion Commotion! The Saga of High Speed Rail

James Wallace | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Comedy
James Wallace

The news last week about a proposed high speed rail link in the UK resulted in numerous bulletins containing reports from middle England that were all seemingly variants on a theme.

Will Alfred The Great Be The Next King To Be Unearthed?

The Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK

Flushed with royal success after discovering the remains of King Richard III, archaeologists are to embark on their next 'great' mission: unearthing t...

A State Funeral for Richard III?

Jon Ashworth | Posted 06.04.2013 | UK Politics
Jon Ashworth

So we have received the news that Richard III fans have been waiting for. The skeletal remains found last year in Greyfriars car park in my Leicester South constituency are indeed those of Richard III, the last Plantagenet King of England.

Pictures Show Richard III's Battle-Wounded Skeleton

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2013 | UK

Tests on a skeleton found under a car park in Leicester have confirmed that the remains belong to Richard III, archaeologists have said. The first ...

Leicester Car Park 'Grave' May Not Be That Of Plantagenet King

PA | Posted 15.12.2012 | UK

Remains found under a car park have not been confirmed as those of King Richard III but archaeologists are yet to find evidence to disprove it is the ...

Richard III - Should We Care?

Greg Jenner | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Greg Jenner

So, should we care that he may have been found? What more does it tell us, other than he maybe had a curved spine but wasn't a hunchback? It's a story with innate glamour - the last king to die in battle, famous from Shakespeare, the final act of the Wars of the Roses, and we DO love the monarchy these days - but it actually adds very little to our understanding of the late 15th Century... However, it could be a thing of tremendous potency; a reminder that historical and archaeological research does warrant all that effort and diligence.