Richard III

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23 Mar, 2015

530 years after he was slain in battle, Richard III is to be re-interred at Leicester Cathedral

Painting of Richard III displayed in the London's The National Portrait Gallery
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03 Dec, 2014

Genetic analysis raises questions about legitimacy of Henry VIII and other famous English royals

Martin Freeman as Richard III
10 Jul, 2014

Bouquets and brickbats for Hobbit star Freeman as he tries his hand at being sinister

27 Jan, 2014

Controversial MEP interrupts speech at Oxford Union to make 'gruesome' remark to David Browne

05 Feb, 2013

Reconstruction based on skull found under car park suggests vilified monarch was 'very handsome'

04 Feb, 2013

Extensive tests confirm bones found in Leicester car park belong to last English king killed in battle

20 Nov, 2012

Rylance's glorious star turn in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and Richard III make for a sublime double bill

21 Sep, 2012

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13 Sep, 2012

It is time to re-evaluate Shakespeare's greatest villain, the last true 'English' king

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12 Sep, 2012

Excavation uncovers human remains thought to belong to the 15th century king