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Richard III's tomb unveiled at 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 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…

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

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from John Ashdown-Hill

The Crown of King Richard III

The Crown of King Richard III — John Ashdown-Hill

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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.

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

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Middleham Castle, Richard III's favorite castle: he spent his childhood years here under the wardship of Richard Neville, the Earl of Warwick. Richard married Warwick's daughter Anne Neville.

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Queen Anne Neville died at Westminster on 16th March 1485 at the age of around 28, probably of tuberculosis. An eclipse on the day she died ...

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