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Dec 3, 2014 01:26 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
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 →
Dec 2, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
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.
Nov 6, 2014 08:35 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The carvings included interlocking V shapes to invoke the protection of the Virgin Mary.
Nov 6, 2014 09:30 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The marks date to early 1606 and the reign of King James I, a period when superstition and paranoia gripped England.
Oct 12, 2014 10:45 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A mosaic floor made from small white, black, gray, blue, red and yellow pebbles emerged during a dig.
Oct 12, 2014 10:55 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The central theme depicts a chariot in motion driven by Hermes, who is most likely escorting King Philip II to the Underworld. Continue reading →
Oct 10, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
King Philip II's bones are buried in a tomb along with a mysterious woman-warrior.
Aug 8, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor
Officials have finally decided on the reinterment details for the remains of the 15th-century English ruler.
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