Much like Shakespeare’s writings, many other sources for Richard’s reign are shrouded in controversy about their agenda and their historical accuracy.
This article will combine the evidence of mint indentures, pyx trials, numbers of dies and hoards in an investigation of the problem of the proportions from 1351 to the end of the reign of Richard III in 1485.
Historians, archaeologists and the public are still waiting to see if the skeleton discovered last month belong to King Richard III, but the discovery may never have been possible if a Victorian building was built just a few inches closer to the long-forgotten burial spot.
The on-going storm over King Richard III continues. Where will his remains be interred?
Why has Richard rested there? Clearly the last Plantagenet ruler did not designate Greyfriars of Leicester for this honor.
This press conference, announcing the discovery of human remains in the search for Richard III, was held in Leicester Guildhall on 12 September 2012.
A debate is now underway on where the body should be buried if it is that of the former king.
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‘We are delighted that the remains of Richard III appear to have been found, and we thank Philippa Langley for her tenacity in championing this project and for the archaeological team and everyone else involved.’
Archaeologists searching for the grave of Richard III have discovered the human remains of a human male that have ‘strong circumstantial evidence’ indicating that it is of the English king.
Work stopped over the weekend for a public open day which saw over 1,500 people tour the site of a council car park which is the scene for the archaeological investigation.
Public gets their first chance to see the archaeological site this Saturday
The short answer is ‘No, not together nor in the Tower’, but as to their murder elsewhere, it all depends on the definition.
The archaeologists searching for the remains of Richard III have finished their first week of digging with some positive results.
The Richard III Foundation has come out with strong support for the archaeological dig that is underway in Leicester, which hopes to find the remains of King Richard III and end a 500-year-old mystery of where is his last resting place.
On Saturday 25 August 2012 – five hundred years after King Richard III was buried in Leicester – the historic archaeological project will begin with the aim of discovering whether Britain’s last Plantagenet King lies buried in Leicester City Centre.
An archaeological dig is scheduled to take place this summer in Leicester, seeking the last resting place of Richard III, and hoping to find and re-inter his remains with proper solemnity
The Richard III Foundation, Inc. has announced plans for its 2012 conference – ‘Richard III: Monarch and Man’ – which will take place in Leicestershire on Friday 12th and Saturday 13th October 2012.
In recent years new biographies of great figures such as Margaret of York, Duchess of Burgundy have shed great light on key issues of English-European relations, while studies of Margaret Beaufort have redefined the political role of the women of this era.
It is my intention, therefore, to re-examine the standard interpretation of northern history by focusing on the important achievement of the Yorkists in the North.
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