Richard III

King Richard III was the last Yorkist king of England, whose death at the Battle of Bosworth effectively ended the Wars of the Roses.

Study of King Richard III's Bones Reveal Fatal Blows and Injuries

A halberd to the back of the head. 😖 A study of King Richard III’s bones uncovered 11 injuries inflicted near the time of death by common Late Medieval weapons.

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, 26th March 2015.The two-tonne block of pale Swaledale fossil limestone bears a deeply incised cross, while the darker plinth has his name, dates, motto and coat of arms. Richard III, the last Plantagenet King, was killed in the Battle of Bosworth…

Richard III tomb goes on display

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 Richard III of England (b. 1452 - d. 1485) ~ 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

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 Plantagenets Richard III, 2nd October, 1452.   Goes with the Hampshire Hog that I am....Born & Bred.

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.

Procession: Crowds up to ten deep line the streets of Leicester yesterday to watch Richard's coffin borne on a horse-drawn gun carriage

ROBERT HARDMAN watches as Richard III is taken to last resting place

Past McDonald's and KFC, last of the Plantagenets makes his final journey: ROBERT HARDMAN witnesses one of the strangest royal processions in history as Richard III is taken to last resting place

Aneurin Barnard plays the young Richard in the BBC's epic Wars Of The Roses drama The White Queen - and then the nightmares began

Richard III came back to haunt me! How the discovery of Richard III's skeleton spooked Aneurin Barnard, the man playing him in The White Queen

Aneurin Barnard plays the young Richard in the BBC& epic Wars Of The Roses drama The White Queen - and then the nightmares began

Richard III's Skeleton: Whole skeleton showing curvature of spine at 10th and 11th thoracic vertebrae... scoliosis. This would not have given him the hump and horrid deformities of Shakespeare but his shoulder on one side would have been higher.

The twisted bones of Richard III

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?

The signature of a teenage king in waiting: 550-year-old hand-written book is signed by Richard III and contains his personal motto

550-year-old hand-written book is signed by Richard III and contains his personal motto

A book that was given to Richard III (inset) while he was still a young teenager has been rediscovered and has gone on public display for the first time in Wiltshire.

The Crown of King Richard III — John Ashdown-Hill                                                                                                                                                     More

The crown for King Richard III, commissioned by John Ashdown-Hill, is now complete! It will be on public display all day at Tewkesbury Abbey on May

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