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King Richard III was not a hunchback: Study

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 15:26

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 `underwent painful treatment for scoliosis`

Last Updated: Saturday, April 20, 2013, 21:51

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.