In Pictures: The archaeology and science which identified King Richard III in Leicester

By Culture24 Reporter | 26 May 2014

Following the ruling that Richard III's body is to be reinterred in Leicester, take a look at pictures of the investigation into the King's remains

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Radiocarbon dating, isotope analysis and DNA examinations all helped identify Richard III in an investigation launched in August 2012, culminating in an official announcement in February 2013.

Pics: University of Leicester

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I have always believed that it was Henry Tudor who was responsible for the murder of the two princes. After all, the Tudors being from the wrong side of the blanket as it were, even though he was married to Elizabeth her brother stood in the way. Richard had it good being the Regent. He could have held that position for years. However mortality rates were horrendous at that time, particularly for children. The two princes could have died from disease.
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