Lead archaeologist Richard Buckley said today that the remains found beneath a social services car park in Leicester, England are “beyond reasonable doubt” the remains of Richard III the last Plantagenet King of England who was killed in battle in 1485.
The remains bore the marks of ten injuries inflicted shortly before his death. It was a horrible death according to reports of “humiliation” injuries. The skeleton showed marks of ten injuries.
Richard III was known as the hunchback king and the remains showed evidence of curvature of the spine and
Richard, was rendered by William Shakespeare as a monstrous tyrant who murdered the two princes in the Tower of London and died at the Battle of Bosworth Field, by an army led by Henry Tudor.
The discovery will certainly rewrite history. Click on Capital Bay to read today’s report and see some interesting photos of the skeleton.
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