City celebrates Richard III with `car park king` musical

Leicester Cathedral, now the home of king Richard III`s remains which were found in a car park, is celebrating the English monarch`s story with a new musical.

Richard III discovery brought GBP 59 million to Leicester

The discovery of the remains of King Richard III at a car park in Leicester raked in more than 59 million pounds for the city's economy, from the time of the discovery to the reinterment, according to a new study.

King Richard relatives visit battlefield before reburial

 King Richard III`s closest living relatives set foot Wednesday on Bosworth Battlefield where the 15th-century English monarch was slain, feeling the historic clash come to life on the eve of his reburial.

Thousands of Britons pay last respects to King Richard III

 Thousands queued up on Monday to pay their respects to King Richard III of England, whose remains were found in a car park over 500 years after his death and will be reburied this week.

Thousands of Britons pay last respects to Richard III

Thousands queued up on Monday to pay their respects to King Richard III of England, whose remains were found in a car park over 500 years after his death and will be reburied this week.

English `car park king` Richard III gets final burial

Dug out of a municipal car park five centuries after his mutilated body was unceremoniously interred, England`s Richard III will finally be given a burial fit for a king this week.

Mysterious coffin buried next to Richard III opened

A mysterious lead coffin found close to the site of king Richard III's grave at the Grey Friars friary has been opened and studied by experts from the University of Leicester.

Potential 'killer blow' to King Richard III unveiled

Researchers have created a new film footage that shows for the first time details of the potential killer blow that claimed the life of King Richard III.

Potential 'killer blow' to king Richard III revealed

New film footage has revealed for the first time the potential "killer blow" that claimed the life of king Richard III.

Benedict Cumberbatch, King Richard III are 3rd cousins!
Benedict Cumberbatch, King Richard III are 3rd cousins!

 Benedict Cumberbatch is related to King Richard III, claims a DNA test.

Richard III's DNA raises questions over royal succession

DNA analysis of a skeleton found under a parking lot in Leicester has confirmed that it indeed belonged to King Richard III while raising questions about the medieval lines of succession in the monarchy.

King Richard III to be reinterred on March 26

More than 500 years after his death, Richard III, the last Yorkist King of England, will receive an effective state funeral when he is reinterred on March 26 next year at a cost of 2.5 million pounds, it was announced today.

King Richard III was not a hunchback: Study

Despite having a twisted spine, England`s King Richard III was not a hunchback, a new analysis of the medieval king`s skeleton has found.

King Richard III was infected with roundworms

King Richard III`s remains that were rediscovered last year - buried under a car park in northern England - has revealed that the monarch was infected with roundworms.

King Richard III found in `untidy lozenge-shaped grave`

An academic paper on the archaeology of the Search for Richard III reveals for the first time specific details of the grave dug for the last Plantagenet king.

King Richard III `was hastily buried in untidy lozenge-shaped grave`

King Richard III was casually placed in a badly-prepared grave, suggesting that gravediggers were in a hurry to bury him, a new study has revealed.

`King Richard III underwent treatments for curved spine`

The 15th-Century English King Richard III had to bear painful medical treatments for his spinal curvature, according to a new research.

King Richard III `underwent painful treatment for scoliosis`

King Richard III may not have been a hunchback as portrayed by Shakespeare, but he did suffer from the spine-curving condition scoliosis, and may have undergone painful medical treatments to straighten it out, researchers suggest.

Descendants call for King Richard III to be buried in York

The descendants of King Richard III have called for the monarch`s recently discovered remains to be buried in York.

King Richard III has thousands of relatives worldwide

At present there may be up to 200,000 relatives of King Richard III around the world who are unaware they have blue blood in their veins, says a genealogist.