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Archaeologists Confirm Parking Lot Remains Are King Richard III

Mon, February 4, 2013 8:00pm

Story by Philip Reeves

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Scientists say some bones that were dug up in a parking lot in Leicester are those of King Richard III, the much maligned fifteenth century monarch. The research was driven by those who believe that the king was the victim of a posthumous smear campaign in which Shakespeare played a role.

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