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)

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

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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'Loyaulté Me Lie'. Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth by unknown artist

'Loyaulté Me Lie'. Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth by unknown artist

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…

Richard III tomb goes on display

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…

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.

Procession: Crowds up to ten deep line the streets of Leicester yesterday to watch Richard...

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...

Tudor History from the beginning (shown here) through Henry VIII and his six wives up until Queen Elizabeth I.

Tudor History from the beginning (shown here) through Henry VIII and his six wives up until Queen Elizabeth I.

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…

Richard the III (C.S. Lewis quotes this soliloquy in the Problem of Pain)

Richard the III (C.S. Lewis quotes this soliloquy in the Problem of Pain)

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