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Richard III's prayer book, found in his tent after the Battle of Bosworth field

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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)

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Richard III, one of history's most infamous kings, was reburied in Leicester Cathedral on Mar 26. 2015 in a regal tomb 530 years after death. Richard was the last English king to be killed in battle and last member of the House of York to rule England. After his death in 1485, Henry (VII) Tudor took the throne and Franciscan friars buried Richard's body in a rough grave in Grey Friars monastery. This poem was read at the service by actor and distant relative of Richard III, Benedict…

Richard III, one of history's most infamous kings, was reburied in Leicester Cathedral on Mar 26. 2015 in a regal tomb 530 years after death. Richard was the last English king to be killed in battle and last member of the House of York to rule England. After his death in 1485, Henry (VII) Tudor took the throne and Franciscan friars buried Richard's body in a rough grave in Grey Friars monastery. This poem was read at the service by actor and distant relative of Richard III, Benedict…

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Richard III dig: 'R' marks the spot where skeleton found in Leicester car park | This is Leicestershire

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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.

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Richard III's tomb unveiled at Leicester Cathedral

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…

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

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King Richard's ring. English, 15th century. possibly belonging to Richard the III (1483-85).

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( - p.mc.n. ) Pictures from the Requiem Mass for King Richard III

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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…

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