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.
A mosaic floor made from small white, black, gray, blue, red and yellow pebbles emerged during a dig.
The central theme depicts a chariot in motion driven by Hermes, who is most likely escorting King Philip II to the Underworld. Continue reading →
King Philip II's bones are buried in a tomb along with a mysterious woman-warrior.
Officials have finally decided on the reinterment details for the remains of the 15th-century English ruler.
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