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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Pinning this again for King Richard's birthday today: keep his memory alive, and take him home to York!

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The replica of the helmet and crown worn by King Richard III on the day he died at Bosworth

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Penny of Richard III of England (b. 1452 - d. 1485) ~ Richard III was King of England for two years, from 1483 until his death in 1485 in the Battle of Bosworth Field. He was the last king of the House of York and the last of the Plantagenet dynasty

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The sealed tomb of King Richard III has been unveiled in Leicester Cathedral. The tomb plinth bears the king's motto "Loyalty binds me"

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Richard the Lionheart by gacktmoon-He was known as Richard Cœur de Lion, or mainly Richard the Lionheart, even before his accession, because of his reputation as a great military leader and warrior. The Muslims called him Melek-Ric (King Richard) or Malek al-Inkitar (King of England).

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Relic of the standard taken from Richard III on 22 Aug 1485 at Bosworth Field, where the Yorkist king was defeated, and the Tudor dynasty began.

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

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