Remains of King Richard III
More than 500 years after his death in battle, scientists announced Monday that they had definitively identified a skeleton unearthed in northern England last summer as that of Richard III, the medieval king portrayed by William Shakespeare as a homicidal tyrant who killed his two young nephews in order to ascend the throne. Read the full story.
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Skeletal remains of King Richard III
A photo released by the University of Leicester shows the recently uncovered skeletal remains of English King Richard III, who was killed at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485.