Archaeologists believe they may have found the lost bones of England’s King Richard III
BBC News: Archaeologists searching for the grave of Richard III have said ‘strong circumstantial evidence’ points to a skeleton being the lost king.
The English king died at the battle of Bosworth in 1485.
A dig under a council car park in Leicester has found remains with spinal abnormalities and a “cleaved-in skull” that suggest it could be Richard III.
Photo: Archaeologist Mathew Morris stands in the trench where he found skeleton remains during an archaeological dig to find the remains of King Richard III in Leicester, central England September 12, 2012. (REUTERS/Darren Staples)

Archaeologists believe they may have found the lost bones of England’s King Richard III

BBC News: Archaeologists searching for the grave of Richard III have said ‘strong circumstantial evidence’ points to a skeleton being the lost king.

The English king died at the battle of Bosworth in 1485.

A dig under a council car park in Leicester has found remains with spinal abnormalities and a “cleaved-in skull” that suggest it could be Richard III.

Photo: Archaeologist Mathew Morris stands in the trench where he found skeleton remains during an archaeological dig to find the remains of King Richard III in Leicester, central England September 12, 2012. (REUTERS/Darren Staples)

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    And the guys in armor just happened by— tra la la?
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    Dude… lots of people parked their cars on top the bones of a king. Also, now my Dad is quoting Shakespeare.
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    Britain = where bones of a king are under a council car park.
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    Under a council car park? I love history.
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