The tomb plinth bears the king's motto "Loyalty binds me" - The sealed tomb of King Richard III has been unveiled in Leicester Cathedral. The king's coffin was lowered into a vault below the cathedral floor during a reinterment service on Thursday, March
Penny of King Richard III of England (b. ~ Richard III was King of England for two years, from 1483 until his death in 1485 in the Battle of Bosworth Field. He was the last king of the House of York and the last of the Plantagenet dynasty.
The last of England's line of Plantagenet kings, Richard III was born at Fotheringay Castle in Northamptonshire on October, the eleventh child in a large family and fourth surviving son of Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York and Cecily Neville.
One clue that led archaeologists to believe that they had found the remains of King Richard III was the scoliosis, or curvature of the spine, seen in the uncovered skeleton. So, Shakespeare had it right all along?
550-year-old hand-written book is signed by Richard III and contains his personal motto