Analysis reveals major cuts to the king's feet, ankles, and lower back, as well as multiple blows to his skull.
The lethal stabbing that killed the English king was determined by finding a major mark on the interior surface of the skull.
With the recent passing of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, new concerns have arisen for women's rights going forward. Abdullah was a devout conservative Muslim leader, but he was able to push for some reforms for women. Trace explains what lies ahead.
From a mysterious Greek tomb to revelations about King Richard, 2014 was a big year for big finds.
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.
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