Cities of Leicester and York Argue Over Where to Rebury Richard III
LEICESTER, England — Just days after the yellowed bones found in a municipal parking lot here were declared to be those of King Richard III, a less-than-seemly tug of war has broken out between the cities of Leicester and York to claim the remains.
London (CNN) — Five centuries ago, King Richard III lost his life in the Battle of Bosworth — the last king of England to die on the battlefield. Now, days after his long-lost remains were confirmed as those found beneath a parking lot, a new fight
The face of England's King Richard III was revealed for the first time in more than 500 years on Tuesday following a reconstruction based on a skull unearthed from a parking lot in the city of Leicester. After carrying out a series
Richard III is having his cultural moment. Many couch-bound citizens devoted a good portion of the weekend to the series “House of Cards”—all thirteen hour-long episodes of which were released en masse on Friday.
The reconstruction confirms as much as it debunks about Richard III, who has been historically depicted as a deformed, hideous hunchback. In contrast, the reconstruction depicts a more normal-looking facade, with no sign of abnormalities besides a