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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 18, 2014 12:12 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Analysis of the chemistry in the bones of the late king reveal his elitist diet. Continue reading →
Jun 18, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
King Richard III of England will be laid back to rest in a wooden coffin sealed inside a tomb made of Swaledale fossil stone.
Apr 25, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
New genetic evidence casts further doubt on the authenticity of a grisly French relic: a gourd long believed to be stained with the blood of Louis XVI.
Jan 21, 2014 10:20 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
A piece of an ancient pelvis bone that had been tucked away in museum storage might belong to the English King Alfred the Great or his son Edward.
Jan 12, 2014 11:04 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Georgian Queen Ketevan was executed for refusing to become a member of a powerful Persian ruler's harem.
Oct 18, 2013 03:20 PM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
The English city of York has long loved Richard III, as highlighted by a 600-year-old manuscript.
Jul 29, 2013 01:10 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
Excavators finally lifted the heavy lid of a medieval stone coffin only to reveal another lead coffin inside.
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