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The Richard III Network

Categorized forum discussing King Richard III and anything related to his life and times.
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A new forum created for the discussion of Richard III 

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Richard III Announcement Spurs Excitement, Skepticism

Richard III Announcement Spurs Excitement, Skepticism | Ricardians | Scoop.it
A lost king is probably found, but some want to see the statistics.
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Scholars Say Bones Belonged to Richard III

Scholars Say Bones Belonged to Richard III | Ricardians | Scoop.it
In one of Britain’s most dramatic modern archaeological finds, tests identified the remains of the reviled English monarch, a discovery that could lead to a reassessment of his reign.
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Finding a Lost King in the Reality TV and Social Media Age

Finding a Lost King in the Reality TV and Social Media Age | Ricardians | Scoop.it
Yesterday (4th Feb 2013) a team from the University of Leicester announced that a skeleton exhumed from beneath a Leicester car park was the long lost body of Richard III. It was exciting news for ...
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An interesting Blog about the social media reaction to the Richard III discovery last year, also showcasing a more negative view of the R3S. 

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Skeleton found in car park is that of Richard III – as it happened

Skeleton found in car park is that of Richard III – as it happened | Ricardians | Scoop.it
• Live updates as researchers reveal that remains are those of English king killed at Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485 • Read a summary of what the academics discovered • Read more: DNA confirms twisted bones belong to king
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Richard III of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Richard III of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Richard III (2 October 1452 - 22 August 1485) was King of England for two years, from 1483 until his death in 1485 in the Battle of Bosworth Field. He was the last king of the House of York and the last of the Plantagenet dynasty.

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6. Richard III Society: Leicester Conference - Grey Friars Dig: Revealing Face of Richard III - YouTube

2nd March 2013: The Greyfriars Dig -- A New Richard III: Revealing Face of Richard III. The Society's conference held at Leicester University on 2 March 2013...
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Confirmed! Bones of King Richard III Found

Confirmed! Bones of King Richard III Found | Ricardians | Scoop.it
Analysis suggests that a battle-bruised skeleton is the lost king.
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Richard III Society  |  HOME

Richard III Society  |  HOME | Ricardians | Scoop.it
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Official Richard III Society Website is loaded with information and resources and is updated surprisingly frequently.

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Richard III: a ‘car park king’ timeline as the judicial review over his burial gets under way | History Extra

Richard III: a ‘car park king’ timeline as the judicial review over his burial gets under way | History Extra | Ricardians | Scoop.it
- • August/September 2012: Archaeologists from the University of Leicester searching a grave underneath a Leicester car park – in the choir of the church of the Franciscan friary (Grey Friars) – discover a skeleton.
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Richard III DNA test sparks controversy - Fox News

Richard III DNA test sparks controversy - Fox News | Ricardians | Scoop.it
Richard III DNA test sparks controversy Fox News Screenwriter and dedicated Richardian Philippa Langley took the lead on the archaeology, urging the Leicester City Council to allow a dig in its building's parking lot, as historical records...
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Richard III to be re-interred at York Minster - e-petitions

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Online petition to have Richard III's remains buried in his ancestral home of York. 

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On social media, archaeologists roll their eyes at Richard III skeleton discovery

On social media, archaeologists roll their eyes at Richard III skeleton discovery | Ricardians | Scoop.it
Some British academics say the media "jamboree" around Richard III distracts from the real research.
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Richard III (HMRichardIII) on Twitter

Richard III (HMRichardIII) on Twitter | Ricardians | Scoop.it
The latest from Richard III (@HMRichardIII). I'm back bitches! Looking forward to a good catch up with my nephews. Oh...wait
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A lot of fake twitter accounts claiming to be the real Richard III in an attempt to be humorous. This one has over 7,000 followers. 

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The caricatured King and I: Why PHILIPPA LANGLEY, the author who located the remains of Richard III, wants to restore his reputation

The caricatured King and I: Why PHILIPPA LANGLEY, the author who located the remains of Richard III, wants to restore his reputation | Ricardians | Scoop.it
The unearthing of a skeleton in a Leicester car park last year caused a sensation when it was confirmed as being Richard III. But for PHILIPPA LANGLEY, who instigated the remarkable discovery, the fight to salvage the reputation of this much maligned monarch is far from over.
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University of Leicester announces discovery of King Richard III — University of Leicester

The University of Leicester today confirms (Monday, Feb 4) that it has discovered the remains of King Richard III.
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Source of Shakespeare's inaccurate Richard III portrayal explored - University of Oxford

Source of Shakespeare's inaccurate Richard III portrayal explored - University of Oxford | Ricardians | Scoop.it
A new book explains why Shakespeare's plays contained so many 'historical inaccuracies'.
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Gallery: In Search of the Grave of Richard III

Gallery: In Search of the Grave of Richard III | Ricardians | Scoop.it
Archaeologists in Leicester are looking for a lost king's remains.
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RICHARD III SOCIETY

RICHARD III SOCIETY | Ricardians | Scoop.it
The Richard III Society is an organisation based in the UK with branches throughout the world. It...
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The Richard III Society's Facebook page has generated over 10,000 likes.

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High Court Battle Over Richard III's Remains - ABC News

High Court Battle Over Richard III's Remains - ABC News | Ricardians | Scoop.it
High Court Battle Over Richard III's Remains
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Distant relatives of England's King Richard III are launching their High Court battle over where to rebury the 15th-century monarch's remains.
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