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Mon Feb 4, 2013, 05:44 AM

Richard III dig: DNA confirms bones are king [View all]

Source: BBC

A skeleton found beneath a Leicester car park has been confirmed as that of English king Richard III.

Experts from the University of Leicester said DNA from the bones matched that of descendants of the monarch's family.

Richard was killed in battle in 1485 but his grave was lost when the church around it was demolished in the 16th Century




Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-21063882



It's him! Woo hoo I knew it! So exciting! They will bury him in the Cathedral of Leicester.

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