Posts Tagged With: Richard III

Interactive 3D model of King Richard III’s grave

Check out this neat 3D model of King Richard III’s grave that archaeologists at the University of Leicester have just produced! Its fully interactive, click on the model to load it, hold the mouse button down to rotate, press Ctrl to zoom in and out and Shift to move it around.

Read more about how it was made here https://ulasnews.wordpress.com/2016/03/22/archaeologists-digitally-reconstruct-king-richard-iiis-grave/

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Richard III To Stay!!!

Good News for all our Richard III fans.

It has been announced today that Richard III is to stay,and will be buried at Leicester Cathedral.

For the University of Leicester News Click here

For the BBC News article Click here

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Greyfriars Tour

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YACs are getting a guided tour of the Grayfriars today. The site of Richard III burial.

There are some exciting photos and details of the dig being released tomorrow from the University of Leicester and ULAS.

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‘The king in the car park’

‘The king in the car park’: new light on the death and burial of Richard III in the Grey Friars church, Leicester, in 1485

Richard Buckley, Mathew Morris, Jo Appleby, Turi King, Deirdre O’Sullivan and Lin Foxhall have published an article about Richard III and the Greyfrairs.    It is 19 pages long, but it is an interesting read.

For all you Richard III fans why not have a read http://www.antiquity.ac.uk/ant/087/ant0870519.htm

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Richard III Session Part 2

Richard III Session Part 2

Wonderful follow up session to the Richard III excavation delivered by Matt Morris and Andy Hyam. Matt delivered an excellent presentation on the project to locate Leicester Grey Friars and the burial site of Richard III. This was followed by hands on activities including looking at Medieval Tiles, Pottery discussing the evidence which confirmed the identity of skeleton number 1 along with the opportunity to meet a Medieval Knight!

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