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Grave Thought to Contain Remains of King Richard III Came Within Inches of Being Destroyed by Victorian Builders (w/Video)

from Science Daily

ScienceDaily (Oct. 15, 2012) — Archaeologists from the University of Leicester who uncovered a grave thought to contain the skeleton of King Richard III have revealed that the remains came within inches of being destroyed by Victorian builders.

The University of Leicester led the search for the Anointed King who died at the battle of Bosworth in association with Leicester City Council and the Richard III Society. The University team dug three trenches under a Leicester car park before their discovery was made. . . . Read Complete Report

from youtube

Richard III Dig: ‘Strong Chance’ Body Is King

Published on Sep 13, 2012