A hearse, my kingdom for a hearse! Richard III's body found2/4/2013
It’s official: Scientists confirm "beyond reasonable doubt" that they have found the 500-year-old remains of England's King Richard III under a parking lot in Leicester, England. DNA from the skeleton matches that of a direct descendant of Richard's sister, and the remains' curved spine and injuries provide a "highly convincing case" that this is Richard of York, the hunchback king and last English monarch to die in battle. Richard was depicted by Shakespeare as a coldhearted villain who butchered his own nephews in a ruthless quest for the throne. This harsh image has been softened by recent scholarship, however, which suggests he was smeared to legitimize the rule of his Tudor successors. [Source]
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