Richard III

Centuries after Richard III became the last monarch to die in battle, the High Court has ruled it is time for the remains
Benedict Cumberbatch will play the lead role in a TV adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘Richard III’ - while his ‘Sherlock’ co
Scientists have announced plans to sequence King Richard III's genomes in an attempt to discover more about the 15th century
The reign of Richard III provides the historian with an endless minefield of possibilities. From his loyal service to the house of York, through the dramatic events of 1483, which saw the executions of his family and allies, the removal of his nephew from the throne and his own coronation, events will continue to divide those who remain fascinated by this enigma of a man.
It's probably not the final chapter that King Richard III had in mind. The battle over his remains will reach the High Court
In the past few weeks, I've been disturbed by online questions I've seen posed about Shakespeare's 1592 play, Richard III. These have ranged from wondering why the playwright was a liar, to a complete rejection of all of his plays by devoted Ricardians
On this day back in 1452, King Richard III was born. The last Plantagenet king, who was born at Fotheringhay, Northants, would
Despite being dead for over 600 years, Richard III is continuing to cause rows - this time over how his tomb should look
Britain’s last Plantagenet King is to be buried in Leicester under a raised tomb carved from Yorkshire limestone, it has
King Richard III suffered from an infection of roundworm, analysis of his skeleton has revealed. The body of the king, who