Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby waits at the entrance to Leicester cathedral where the reinterment ceremony of Richard III was held Thursday.
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March 26, 2015 The last English king to die in battle was finally given a burial fit for a king — some 530 years after he was killed.
J.K. Rowling writes that Celestina Warbeck "is one of my favourite 'off-stage' characters in the whole [Harry Potter] series."
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August 19, 2014 Also: King Richard III's "privileged" diet; novelist Karen Russell on the fantastical.
King Richard III, seen here portrayed by actor Paul Daneman in 1962, has often been described as a hunchback. A new study of his skeleton seeks to set the record straight about the monarch's condition.
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May 30, 2014 Scientists say 3-D skeletal modeling shows the English monarch had a common form of scoliosis. The physical condition of King Richard III has been a subject of debate for centuries.
A skeleton with a cleaved skull and a curved spine entombed under a parking lot is that of Richard III, scientific tests confirmed.
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February 4, 2013 A skeleton discovered under what's now a parking lot in the English city of Leicester is that of the warrior king, researchers say. They identified him by matching DNA to that of a distant relative who's alive today.
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