Richard III

A second skeleton found by archaeologists searching for the remains of King Richard III could be that of a friary's female
If the bones found beneath a Leicestershire car park belong to King Richard III they will be buried in the city's cathedral
If remains unearthed in a car park are verified as those of King Richard III, they should be laid to rest at Leicester Cathedral
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.
He was born on 2 October 1452 in Northamptonshire. His early years were dominated by the Wars of the Roses, which his father
Archaeologists searching under a car park for the lost grave of King Richard III have discovered human remains. Bones unearthed
An archaeological dig searching for the lost grave of Richard III has exceeded expectations during its first week, organisers
Diggers have begun to excavate a city centre car park as part of an archaeological search for the lost grave of Richard III
The son of a descendant of Richard III's eldest sister was on site as what is believed to be the first ever search for the
King Richard III's burial place has remained unknown for hundreds of years but the mystery looks set to be resolved after