Tag Archives: 2012 Archaeological Dig in Leicester

King Richard III Documentary Footage

Countdown: 16 days to go to King Richard III’s reinterment.  Some new videos have been released about the various events surrounding the discovery of King Richard III and his upcoming reinterment. The most interesting videos in my opinion are: The … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions about King Richard III and His Reinterment

Countdown: 17 days to go to King Richard III’s reinterment.  Over the years and certainly more recently I have been asked a number of questions about King Richard III. (A long running joke with friends and family is that I will say, … Continue reading

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Book review: The King’s Grave: The Search for Richard III

Countdown: 26 days to go to King Richard III’s reinterment.  The King’s Grave: The Search for Richard III by Philippa Langley and Michael Jones As part of my upcoming trip to Leicester, I thought it would be a good idea to … Continue reading

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A Recent Discovery in Leicester

Countdown: 40 days to go to King Richard III’s reinterment. Today, my mother asked me where King Richard III’s body was found in Leicester in August 2012. I went to Google Maps and found the surrounding streets of the famous parking lot … Continue reading

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Interesting Facts about King Richard III — Part One

Countdown: 45 days to go to King Richard III’s reinterment. Conversation flagging at a cocktail party? Tense moment at the family dinner table? Run into someone at the office water cooler? Hoping to impress your true love with a tasty bit of … Continue reading

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The Real Face of King Richard III

Countdown: 49 days to go to King Richard III’s reinterment.  Two years ago today, a facial reconstruction of King Richard III was unveiled by Philippa Langley. It was commissioned by the Richard III Society and was presented the day after the … Continue reading

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Book review: Finding Richard III: The Official Account of Research by the Retrieval and Reburial Project

Countdown: 52 days to go to King Richard III’s reinterment.  Finding Richard III: The Official Account of Research by the Retrieval and Reburial Project by A.J. Carson (Ed.), J. Ashdown-Hill, D. Johnson, W. Johnson, and P.J. Langley As part of my … Continue reading

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