Richard III

Procession: Crowds up to ten deep line the streets of Leicester yesterday to watch Richard...

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...

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

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

The signature of a teenage king in waiting: 550-year-old hand-written book is signed by Richard III and contains his personal motto

550-year-old hand-written book is signed by Richard III and contains his personal motto

The signature of a teenage king in waiting: 550-year-old hand-written book is signed by Richard III and contains his personal motto

Penny of Richard III of England (b. 1452 - d. 1485) ~ Richard III was King of England for two years, from 1483 until his death in 1485 in the Battle of Bosworth Field. He was the last king of the House of York and the last of the Plantagenet dynasty

Penny of Richard III of England (b. 1452 - d. 1485) ~ Richard III was King of England for two years, from 1483 until his death in 1485 in the Battle of Bosworth Field. He was the last king of the House of York and the last of the Plantagenet dynasty

The tomb plinth bears the king's motto "Loyalty binds me" - The sealed tomb of King Richard III has been unveiled in Leicester Cathedral. The king's coffin was lowered into a vault below the cathedral floor during a reinterment service on Thursday, 26th March 2015.The two-tonne block of pale Swaledale fossil limestone bears a deeply incised cross, while the darker plinth has his name, dates, motto and coat of arms. Richard III, the last Plantagenet King, was killed in the Battle of Bosworth…

Richard III tomb goes on display

The tomb plinth bears the king's motto "Loyalty binds me" - The sealed tomb of King Richard III has been unveiled in Leicester Cathedral. The king's coffin was lowered into a vault below the cathedral floor during a reinterment service on Thursday, 26th March 2015.The two-tonne block of pale Swaledale fossil limestone bears a deeply incised cross, while the darker plinth has his name, dates, motto and coat of arms. Richard III, the last Plantagenet King, was killed in the Battle of Bosworth…

Richard III's mitochondrial DNA was a match, but not his Y chromosome linking him to the Plantagenet Line...Richard III's claim is through his descent in a female line, so does it matter?

British Royal Family Infidelity Mystery Solved: Was Richard III the Rightful Heir Despite His DNA Anomaly? Part 2

Richard III's mitochondrial DNA was a match, but not his Y chromosome linking him to the Plantagenet Line...Richard III's claim is through his descent in a female line, so does it matter?

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

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

Richard III, Anne and Edward. Sand sculpture of the investiture of Edward as Prince of Wales.

Richard III, Anne and Edward. Sand sculpture of the investiture of Edward as Prince of Wales.

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

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

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'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.

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 (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.

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