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Human remains found in the resting place of Richard III

4th February 2013

Human remains found in the resting place of Richard III have been identified as those of the king.

Archaeologists from the University of Leicester searching for the grave of King Richard III discovered an intriguing skeleton beneath one of the city's car parks in August 2012. Archeologists have now confirmed beyond reasonable doubt that these remains are of Richard III.

Peter Hammonds book Richard III is a lucid, authoritative and readable new history. This title will be essential reading for anyone who is intrigued by the short, unhappy reign of Richard III and the trial of strength that destroyed him.

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