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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

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

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)

The sealed tomb of King Richard III has been unveiled in Leicester Cathedral. The tomb plinth bears the king's motto "Loyalty binds me"

Richard III's tomb unveiled at Leicester Cathedral

The sealed tomb of King Richard III has been unveiled in Leicester Cathedral. The tomb plinth bears the king's motto "Loyalty binds me"

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, 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…

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 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

Procession: Crowds up to ten deep line the streets of Leicester yesterday to watch Richard's coffin borne on a horse-drawn gun carriage

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

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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

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.

King Richard III of England....tousling his pimp pinky ring. (The more you know***Henry VII-founder of the Tudor dynasty, father of Henry VIII, killed King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth then married Richard's niece Elizabeth.... King Richard III skeleton just found)

King Richard III of England....tousling his pimp pinky ring. (The more you know***Henry VII-founder of the Tudor dynasty, father of Henry VIII, killed King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth then married Richard's niece Elizabeth.... King Richard III skeleton just found)

Why Richard III May Not Have Killed the Princes in the Tower

Why Richard III May Not Have Killed the Princes in the Tower

Kevin Spacey as Richard III

Spacey's Richard III wows critics

Kevin Spacey as Richard III

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

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?

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.