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.

The twisted bones of Richard III

One clue that led archaeologists to believe that they had found the remains of King Richard III was the scoliosis, or curvature of the spine, seen in the uncovered skeleton. So, Shakespeare had it right all along?

The last of England's line of Plantagenets Richard III, was born at Fotheringhay Castle in Northamptonshire on 2nd October, 1452, the eleventh child in a large family and the fourth surviving son of Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York, and Cecily Neville.  His was a difficult birth, his mother was at a precarious age for childbearing in the middle ages and the child was a breech. As an infant Richard was weak and sickly and not expected to survive the perils of childhood in the late middle…

The last of England's line of Plantagenets Richard III, October, Goes with the Hampshire Hog that I am.

The facial reconstruction of Richard III produced by University of Dundee and funded by the Richard III Society

The facial reconstruction of King Richard III produced by University of Dundee and funded by the Richard III Society

Aneurin Barnard plays the young Richard in the BBC's epic Wars Of The Roses drama The White Queen - and then the nightmares began

Richard III came back to haunt me! How the discovery of Richard III's skeleton spooked Aneurin Barnard, the man playing him in The White Queen

Aneurin Barnard plays the young Richard in the BBC's epic Wars Of The Roses drama The White Queen - and then the nightmares began. He played a fantastic Richard, truely believable!

Richard III DNA shows British Royal family may not have royal bloodline - Telegraph

Richard III DNA shows British Royal family may not have royal bloodline

Richard III DNA shows British Royal family may not have royal bloodline DNA scientist genetic match

Bosworth Field Marker:  where the Tudor dynasty was born

Bosworth Field Marker: where the Tudor dynasty was born - Near this spot on 22 August 1485 King Richard III fell fighting against the Usurper Henry Tudor.

king richard iii remains found | Creepy!King Richard III's Remains Found in a Parking Lot | Europe ...

Richard the last Plantagenet King of England was slain here (Bosworth Battlefield) on 22 August 1485

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

Study of King Richard III's Bones Reveal Fatal Blows and Injuries

A halberd to the back of the head. 😖 A study of King Richard III’s bones uncovered 11 injuries inflicted near the time of death by common Late Medieval weapons.

Lady Anne Neville (1456–1485)-daughter of Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick (the "Kingmaker"), wife of Edward, Prince of Wales & wife of King Richard III of England. A main character in the Wars of the Roses (Yorks vs. Lancasters). She married Edward, Prince of Wales sealing an alliance to the House of Lancaster. After Edward dies, the dowager Princess of Wales married Richard of Gloucester; brother of King Edward IV-House of York. She became Queen when Richard seized the crown in 1483.

Lady Anne Neville of Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick (the "Kingmaker"), .and Richard III.Her only son with Richard III died young and she herself died at the age of She is the last Plantagenet queen.

BBC News - Richard III dig: DNA confirms bones are king's "A skeleton found beneath a Leicester car park has been confirmed as that of English king Richard III."

Car park skeleton is Richard III

‘Beyond reasonable doubt’: King Richard III’s remains found buried beneath England parking lot

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 tomb goes on display

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, March

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