Richard III

Richard III managed to hide his scoliosis until death in 1485

 Richard III kept his physique, not least the scoliosis revealed by forensic examinations of his skeleton, a secret from the public as part of his "propaganda of power," as per researchers.

Apr 14, 2015, 13:18 PM IST

England`s Richard III finally gets burial fit for a king

England`s slain king Richard III, exhumed from an undignified grave beneath a car park, will finally be buried with honour on Thursday in an unprecedented ceremony filled with pageantry and poignancy.

Mar 26, 2015, 08:38 AM IST

England's Richard III, the ''villainous'' king, gets ceremonial reburial

 Richard III, the last English king to die in battle and the country`s most maligned monarch, will be re-buried on Thursday three years after his remains were found under a car park.

Mar 26, 2015, 05:53 AM IST

Crowds salute coffin of English `car park king` Richard III

Tens of thousands lined the streets on Sunday to see the coffin of England`s Richard III taken in procession to his final burial, five centuries after his battlefield death.

Mar 23, 2015, 13:20 PM IST

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.

Mar 03, 2015, 15:05 PM IST

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.

Dec 03, 2014, 16:11 PM IST

Scans reveal Britain`s Richard III not a `bunch-backed toad`

The Shakespearean depiction of notorious British king Richard III as a "bunch-backed toad" is a "complete fabrication", according to results of scans of the monarch`s recently-discovered skeleton that were published Friday.

May 30, 2014, 05:53 AM IST

Crown for Richard III during re-burial ready

An ornate gold-plated crown, studded with sapphires, diamonds and pearls that will go onto the coffin of Richard III when he is re-buried has been unveiled.

May 04, 2014, 23:04 PM IST

Benedict Cumberbatch to play Richard III

`Sherlock` star Benedict Cumberbatch is all set to star as Richard III in an upcoming adaptation of William Shakespeare`s play.

Apr 08, 2014, 10:16 AM IST

Twisted skeleton found in UK car park may not belong to Richard III

A Richard III expert has said that the skeleton found in the Leicester car park may not be the missing monarch.

Mar 28, 2014, 17:48 PM IST

UK cities in tug-of-war over bones of Richard III

Two English cities are doing battle over the bones of King Richard III.

Feb 06, 2013, 21:47 PM IST

Spacey, Mendes reunite for `Richard III`

Spacey & Mendes are teaming up again for the stage production of `Richard III`.

Aug 31, 2010, 10:30 AM IST