A King for a King

This entire story is remarkable – the skeleton of the last Plantagenet King of England, killed at 32 at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485, the last major conflict in the Wars of the Roses, won by the Lancastrians under Henry Tudor and ushering in the Tudor dynasty – found in 2013 under a supermarket car park in Leicester.

There is however, another amusing little twist.

The scientist from Leicester University leading the team that were able to make the secure DNA identification that restored Richard III to public prominence and a new ceremonial resting place in Leicester cathedral – was Dr Turi King.

Share and Enjoy:
  • Digg
  • del.icio.us
  • Facebook
  • Google Bookmarks
  • email
  • LinkedIn
  • Technorati
  • TwitThis
  • Ma.gnolia
  • NewsVine
  • StumbleUpon
  • SphereIt
  • Reddit
  • Slashdot
  • Print

One Response to A King for a King

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


All the latest comments (including yours) straight to your mailbox, everyday! Click here to subscribe.