King Richard III was the last Yorkist king of England, whose death at the Battle of Bosworth effectively ended the Wars of the Roses.

King Richard III was the last Yorkist king of England, whose death at the Battle of Bosworth effectively ended the Wars of the Roses.

King Richard III of England....tousling his pimp pinky ring. (The more you know***Henry VII-founder of the Tudor dynasty, father of Henry VIII, killed King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth then married Richard's niece Elizabeth.... King Richard III skeleton just found)

King Richard III of England....tousling his pimp pinky ring. (The more you know***Henry VII-founder of the Tudor dynasty, father of Henry VIII, killed King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth then married Richard's niece Elizabeth.... King Richard III skeleton just found)

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

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.

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.

Richard III Society.  Here you can find info about the "Looking for Richard" project.  Fascinating stuff.  And he didn't murder those princes.

Richard III Society. Here you can find info about the "Looking for Richard" project. Fascinating stuff. And he didn't murder those princes.

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

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

The last of England's line of Plantagenets Richard III, 2nd October, 1452.   Goes with the Hampshire Hog that I am....Born & Bred.

The last of England's line of Plantagenets Richard III, 2nd October, 1452. Goes with the Hampshire Hog that I am....Born & Bred.

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

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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