Richard III Has Been Found!

| February 4, 2013

Richard III Has Been Found!

Yes, DNA test results have proved that the remains found in the Grey Friars archaeological dig are those of Richard III. I watched the press conference live on BBC News 24 and listened to them on BBC Radio Leicester at the same time (good job I did as the BBC interrupted their coverage for other […]

Richard III’s Remains to be Buried at Leicester Cathedral

| October 29, 2012

Richard III’s Remains to be Buried at Leicester Cathedral

A BBC News report has confirmed that if DNA testing reveals that the remains found in the Grefriars dig are those of Richard III then they will be re-interred at Leicester Cathedral. See Richard III dig: Leicester Cathedral burial confirmed for more information.

Has Richard III Been Found?

| September 12, 2012

Has Richard III Been Found?

I’m actually at this very moment watching the Greyfriars Project press conference about the remains found on the Richard III dig. They announced that they have found female remains and also the remains of an adult male. The skeleton of the adult male is significant because: The remains are in good condition and are those […]

Human Remains Found at Richard III Dig

| September 12, 2012

Human Remains Found at Richard III Dig

I’ve been keeping an eye on the University of Leicester website for their daily updates on the Richard III dig, or the Greyfriars Project, and they have just announced the finding of human remains. A press conference is being held today at 11am UK time with representatives of the University, Leicester City Council and the […]

The Richard III Archaeological Dig

| August 30, 2012

The Richard III Archaeological Dig

You may have heard that there is an archaeological dig taking place in the Greyfriars car park in Leicester as archaeologists attempt to find the remains of King Richard III, who was buried in the Franciscan friary on that site after the Battle of Bosworth. You can read daily updates on the dig on the […]