Richard III 1483-1485 Because of the controversy over his two nephews the "Princes in the Tower" Richard was not popular. He was however a very skilled and brave King. Richard III was the last King to die in battle, being defeated by his cousin Henry Tudor at the famous battle of Bosworth in 1485. He was the last of the Plantagenet Kings.
ROBERT HARDMAN watches as Richard III is taken to last resting place
Procession: Crowds up to ten deep line the streets of Leicester yesterday to watch Richard's coffin borne on a horse-drawn gun carriage
22 August 1485 On this day of sorrow for the loss of our king, the bells do toll, and cannot ring. Anointed, betrayed, King Richard is slain, never to watch over his realm again. Never to smile or converse, to laugh or to write. To dance or to hunt, or display his royal might. Never to mete justice and care for his nation, or defend his people from foreign invasion. Today there is sorrow for the loss of our king. The bells do toll, and cannot ring.
Facial reconstruction aims to help determine identity of remains found in Norwich
She is regarded by some as the secret queen who helped put Richard III on the throne and – inadvertently, at least – sealed the fate of the princes in the tower.
Scientists Think They’ve Found Richard III’s Body Under a Parking Lot
Researchers announced this morning that the bones found beneath a parking lot in England are likely those of King Richard III
Mysterious holy woman found buried next to Richard III
Archaeologists discovered the bones of a woman who died in her 60s inside a lead coffin and stone sarcophagus just feet from the grave where Richard III's remains were discovered in Leicester.
Richard III - The Scientific Outcome
http://www.le.ac.uk/richardiii - Richard III Educational ResourcesOn the 4th February 2013 the University of Leicester announced it had discovered the remain...
Stone coffin at Richard III site is opened to find.. ANOTHER mystery lead coffin
Another mystery coffin has been found in a tomb next to Richard III's final resting place. Archaeologists discovered the 600-year-old casket yesterday morning.