Beginning their work in August 2012, a scientific team in Leicester analyzed the bones of the infamous king concluding that he likely met a brutal and violent death in the throes of battle. Made popular by the Shakespeare’s representation of the king as both physically deformed and villainous, Richard III has endured as a prominent historical figure.
“You’re still going to be assessing him on his deeds” said Attreed, a medieval history expert. “But what was obviously a physical impediment did not deter him from being a very fine warrior,” she continued.
This ‘Holy Cross in the News’ item by David Cotrone ’13.
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