Analysis of the chemistry in the bones of the late king reveal his elitist diet. Continue reading →
Officials have finally decided on the reinterment details for the remains of the 15th-century English ruler.
Digging through a cave in central Britain, archaeologists uncovered 26 ancient gold and silver coins belonging to the Corieltauvi tribe.
King Richard III of England will be laid back to rest in a wooden coffin sealed inside a tomb made of Swaledale fossil stone.
Shakespeare called him a hunchback, but a new three-dimensional model of King Richard III's spiraling spine shows his true disability: adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.
Newly uncovered portraits of William Shakespeare are compared with the established depictions of the bard.
The two previously unknown portraits reveal the bard at a young age and then toward the end of his life.
The gory remains may have belonged to defeated gladiators or victims of Roman headhunting. Continue reading →
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