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Statue of Richard III, Castle Gardens, Leicester, UK - last Plantagenet king of England and the last king to die in battle. History Of England, Tudor History, European History, British History, Ancient History, Asian History, King Richard 111, Anne Neville, Plantagenet

King Richard III statue, Castle Gardens, Leicester

Statue of Richard III, last Plantagenet king of England. Much maligned by the victorious Tudors, Shakespeare wrote him as crook-backed and treacherous, though no extant records record such a thing. He is also infamously supposed to have ordered the death of his nephews, thereby leaving his path to the throne clear after his brother, Edward's death. As of September '12 a dig is in progress in Leicester, to attempt to find his grave.

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Clock tower in Leicester Centre

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Clarence House, Leicester (formerly Old Wyggeston Girl's School, later City Boys.) Photo by Ned Trifle. Places In Europe, Places To Visit, Leicester England, Clarence House, City Boy, University Of Utah, City Architecture, Isle Of Wight, East Sussex

Clarence House, Leicester (formerly Old Wyggeston Girl's School)

Clarence House, Leicester (formerly Old Wyggeston Girl's School). Photo by Ned Trifle

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- LON141992 GB. England. Leicester Cathedral. (St Martin’s) From 'The English Cathedral', a Book published by Merrell in October 2012. Between 2010 and 2012 Peter Marlow photographed the Nave's of all forty two of England's Anglican cathedrals using only natural light at dawn. Marlow’s photographs are accompanied by his commentary on the project, including sketches and preparatory shots; an introduction by V&A senior photography curator Martin Barnes on the tradition of church…

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Lost in Leicester Leicester England, Life In The Uk, Genius Loci, Space Place, Sense Of Place, Republic Of Ireland, Foxes, Great Britain, Uganda

Lost in Leicester

From the town hall square I set off on foot in the general direction of my hotel. This resulted in me getting pleasantly lost and seeing a number of buildings I otherwise would have missed. This impressive edifice on Belvoir street being one example. Helen has more info on her photostream.

Leicester fire station at Lancaster Road, lots of pictures / Art Deco

 

Leicester City Council New Walk Centre, Welford Place - before demolition on 22 Feb. Photo by Kiran Parmar. Leicester England, Life In The Uk, City Council, Uganda, Big Ben, Centre, Nostalgia, October, History

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Last look inside the Leicester City Council Building. 2014