The Return of Ruthless Richard III
I would certainly give much to hear my historian-cabbie's take on the very latest Richard III discovery in tha t Leicester car park on the Greyfriars site. Waving that huge hand designed for a gauntlet and a swinging mace what would he have said about
Analysis confirms a battle-bruised skeleton is the lost king.
The figure that has actually provoked the worldwide press coverage is not the historical Richard III but, rather, the fantastic villain that Shakespeare fashioned from Thomas More's slanders and unleashed in the early
We went a bit over the top in our coverage, last Saturday, of the finding of the body of King Richard III. A headline said that it “could prove that he really didn't commit the greatest crime in royal history” – the murder of the princes in the Tower
Two days after we found out that the long lost bones of Richard III were found in a parking lot, 528 years after his death, we can now 'meet' him. Or, more precisely, we can tak