University of Leicester announces discovery of King Richard III

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Published by University of Leicester Press Office for University of Leicester in Education and also in Communities

The University of Leicester yesterday confirmed (Monday, Feb 4) that it has discovered the remains of King Richard III. At a specially convened media conference, experts from across the University unanimously identified the remains discovered in Leicester city centre as being those of the last Plantagenet king who died in 1485. Rigorous scientific investigations confirmed the strong circumstantial evidence that the skeleton found at the site of the Grey Friars church in Leicester was indeed that of K...

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