A monogram found at a mysterious Alexander the Great-era tomb suggest it was built for the ruler's lover/friend, Hephaestion.
On the day Queen Elizabeth II becomes Britain's longest-reigning monarch, we look at other record breaking rulers in British history.
Follow the procession of one of the most unusual royal funerals in Britain's history.
The lethal stabbing that killed the English king was determined by finding a major mark on the interior surface of the skull.
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 →
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.
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.
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