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Richard III's tomb unveiled at Leicester Cathedral
The sealed tomb of King Richard III has been unveiled in Leicester Cathedral. The tomb plinth bears the king's motto "Loyalty binds me"
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REBURIAL WEEK
Richard III Society | REINTERMENT WEEK
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'Questions raised over Queen’s ancestry after DNA test on Richard III’s cousins' -- Don't you just love the news headline? The researchers indicate that it doesn't actually impact on the Queen's right to the throne, but that there's a few possible changes in the royal family tree. But they have to have their headline, I suppose. http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/dec/02/king-richard-iii-dna-cousins-queen-ancestry
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The paper revealing the details of the DNA analysis of Richard III's remains is finally published. http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-30281333
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Richard III's DNA questions royal heritage
Analysis showed Richard III almost certainly had blue eyes and blond hair when he was young and it got darker as he grew older. This portrait shows the king with light brown hair and blue eyes
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Elizabeth Woodville (1437-1492) - Find a Grave...
Tomb of Elizabeth Woodville, wife of Edward IV, at Windsor.
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The front cover for Tant le Desiree, music about the life and times of Richard III by The Legendary Ten Seconds.
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"Richard was offered a horse to flee the battle, but refused -- "God forbid I yield one step”, he is reported to have said. “This day I will die as a king or win”. Richard spotted Henry Tudor's standards and decided to charge towards him with his mounted cavalry, perhaps some 200 men in total, wearing the crown over his helmet." -- Chris Skidmore, http://www.historyextra.com/feature/tudors/10-things-you-need-know-about-battle-bosworth
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Through isotope analysis of his bone and tooth material, researchers have uncovered previously unknown details about Richard III’s earlier life, as well as evidence of change in the king’s diet in later years. -- http://www.historyextra.com/news/richard-iii/richard-iii-had-expensive-taste-new-forensic-study-reveals-details-about-his-life-a
Richard III (1452–85) © Bridgeman Art Library/Topfoto -- In case you missed it... Treachery: What really brought down Richard III. David Hipshon, whose book on the controversial Yorkist monarch is out now, has a new perspective on the reason for Richard’s death at the battle of Bosworth in 1485. This article was first published online in April 2010 Perspective, Art, David, Historical Photos
Treachery at Bosworth: what really brought down Richard III
Richard III (1452–85) © Bridgeman Art Library/Topfoto -- In case you missed it... Treachery: What really brought down Richard III. David Hipshon, whose book on the controversial Yorkist monarch is out now, has a new perspective on the reason for Richard’s death at the battle of Bosworth in 1485. This article was first published online in April 2010
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The Richard III visitor centre opens on 26 July - copyright Richard III Visitor Centre
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Richard III: Relative wants Leicester burial for king
The battle continues over where Richard III should be reburied - Leicester or York?
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Richard III: 'No evidence to say king wanted a burial in York'
A University of York historian has said no records exist proving Richard III wished to be buried at York. Professor Mark Ormrod has considered what is known about the Plantagenet monarch and...
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Scoliosis & Richard III - Current Archaeology
Richard III's twisted spine. Copyright University of Leicester // Other famous people with scoliosis include: *Usain Bolt *Sarah Michelle Gellar *Liza Minnelli *Elizabeth Taylor *Kurt Cobain
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However, the public now have the opportunity to read the city’s official reaction to news of the King’s death at Bosworth on August 22 1485 with a letter of regret written by the council to the Earl of Northumberland, which laments that Richard was “piteously slain” to the ‘great heavyness’ of the city. http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/10948423.600_year_old_book_tells_of_the_death_of_King_Richard_III/
My favorite English king, the much maligned Richard III Richard Ii, Warrior King, Uk History
Shakespeare Solved
My favorite English king, the much maligned Richard III
Wrote the copy for this upcoming tour with one of my favorite authors, historical novelist Sharon Kay Penman - In the Footsteps of Richard III Scottish Castles, Ruins, Wanderlust, Castle House, Castle Home, Castle, North Yorkshire
In the Footsteps of King Richard III Exclusive trip to England in the company of critically acclaimed writer, Sharon Kay Penman - Academic Travel Abroad
Wrote the copy for this upcoming tour with one of my favorite authors, historical novelist Sharon Kay Penman - In the Footsteps of Richard III
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The Windsor of the North
Middleham Castle, one time home of Richard III
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Fotheringhay Church
Fotheringhay Church
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Bosworth Battlefield
the cover of an adult novel, queen to richard ii by author michael nicks
Anne Neville: Queen to Richard III|Paperback
Anne Neville: Queen to Richard III
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The king and aye: Scots author who tackled Richard III's reputation
Josephine Tey, whose novel, "The Daughter in Time", questioned Richard III's reputation as a bogeyman.
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Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales, KG and Earl of Chester, Duke of Cornwall, 1st Earl of Salisbury, was the only child of King Richard III of England and his queen consort, Anne Neville. He was Richard's only legitimate child and died aged 10.
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A stained glass from St. James Church, Sutton Cheney showing Richard III and Henry VII facing one another at Bosworth Field. Photo by John Taylor via Wikimedia Commons.
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Embroidery of Yorkist symbol - Richard the Third
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Leicester's £4 million Richard III visitor centre to open on July 26 | Leicester Mercury
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Remains of Old Bishops Palace, York © Paul Buckingham cc-by-sa/2.0
Remains of Old Bishops Palace, York. According to the plaque on the wall, Edward (son of Richard III and Anne Neville) was created Prince of Wales on 24th August 1483 in this building.
two stained glass windows with the words richard ii and queen elizabeth
Chronology of the House of York | Richard III Society - American Branch
Chronology of the House of York | Richard III Society – American Branch