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.
Computer simulations suggest Sultan Moulay Ismaïl could have done it by having sex about once a day for 32 years.