An ancient Roman pond, surrounded by bits of Roman pottery, garbage pits and even a bronze fingernail cleaner, was unearthed in southern England.
Genetic analysis of the remains of Richard III reveals a break in the male line that could question the royal lineage of the Tudors, including England's current queen. Continue reading →
Battled-scarred bones found under an English parking lot two years ago really do belong to the medieval King Richard III, according to a new analysis of genetic and genealogical evidence.
The carvings included interlocking V shapes to invoke the protection of the Virgin Mary.
The marks date to early 1606 and the reign of King James I, a period when superstition and paranoia gripped England.
Forensic analysis of the King's skeletal remains has reconstructed blow by blow the king's last moments, revealing that Richard sustained 11 wounds at or near the time of his death.
The unusual feature emerged as archaeologists scanned a 7.4-square-mile area around Stonehenge.Continue reading →
The artifact had been well used by Roman soldiers and looks as though it was quite comfortable. Continue reading →
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