The last of England's line of Plantagenets Richard III, was born at Fotheringhay Castle in Northamptonshire on 2nd October, 1452, the eleventh child in a large family and the fourth surviving son of Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York, and Cecily Neville.  His was a difficult birth, his mother was at a precarious age for childbearing in the middle ages and the child was a breech. As an infant Richard was weak and sickly and not expected to survive the perils of childhood in the late middle…

The last of England's line of Plantagenets Richard III, October, Goes with the Hampshire Hog that I am.

Richard III's Skeleton: Whole skeleton showing curvature of spine at 10th and 11th thoracic vertebrae... scoliosis. This would not have given him the hump and horrid deformities of Shakespeare but his shoulder on one side would have been higher.

The twisted bones of Richard III

Richard III Skeleton showing proof of the disfigured spine that had been written about him.

Richard III Treasures (last Plantagenet King of England)@ Monk Bar , York , England , UK | by Columbiantony (Leeds,UK)

Richard III Treasures (last Plantagenet King of England)@ Monk Bar , York , England , UK by Columbiantony (Leeds,UK)

Aneurin Barnard plays the young Richard in the BBC's epic Wars Of The Roses drama The White Queen -

Richard III came back to haunt me! How the discovery of Richard III's skeleton spooked Aneurin Barnard, the man playing him in The White Queen

Aneurin Barnard plays the young Richard in the BBC's epic Wars Of The Roses drama The White Queen - and then the nightmares began. He played a fantastic Richard, truely believable!

The facial reconstruction of Richard III produced by University of Dundee and funded by the Richard III Society

The facial reconstruction of King Richard III produced by University of Dundee and funded by the Richard III Society

Richard III DNA shows British Royal family may not have royal bloodline - Telegraph

Richard III DNA shows British Royal family may not have royal bloodline

Richard III DNA shows British Royal family may not have royal bloodline DNA scientist genetic match

King Richard III was the last Yorkist king of England, whose death at the Battle of Bosworth effectively ended the Wars of the Roses.

Study of King Richard III's Bones Reveal Fatal Blows and Injuries

A halberd to the back of the head. 😖 A study of King Richard III’s bones uncovered 11 injuries inflicted near the time of death by common Late Medieval weapons.

king richard iii remains found | Creepy!King Richard III's Remains Found in a Parking Lot | Europe ...

Richard the last Plantagenet King of England was slain here (Bosworth Battlefield) on 22 August 1485

York was robbed: court rules Richard III remains to be buried in Leicester.

Ричард III / York was robbed: court rules Richard III remains to be buried in Leicester.

The Crown of King Richard III — John Ashdown-Hill

The Crown of King Richard III

The crown for King Richard III, commissioned by John Ashdown-Hill, is now complete! It will be on public display all day at Tewkesbury Abbey on May

Analysis of Richard III's DNA has thrown up surprising evidence of infidelity somewhere in his family tree.

Richard III DNA: Infidelity surprise

Richard III portrait compared to Greyfriars skull. Richard III died at the Battle of Bosworth, aged

Lady Anne Neville (1456–1485)-daughter of Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick (the "Kingmaker"), wife of Edward, Prince of Wales & wife of King Richard III of England. A main character in the Wars of the Roses (Yorks vs. Lancasters). She married Edward, Prince of Wales sealing an alliance to the House of Lancaster. After Edward dies, the dowager Princess of Wales married Richard of Gloucester; brother of King Edward IV-House of York. She became Queen when Richard seized the crown in 1483.

Lady Anne Neville of Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick (the "Kingmaker"), .and Richard III.Her only son with Richard III died young and she herself died at the age of She is the last Plantagenet queen.

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