Remains of Richard III confirmed
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Remains of Richard III confirmed

The University of Leicester made the official announcement today that the human remains recovered last September in a car park in Leicester do belong to the English King Richard III.

Please see our article It is Richard III: ?beyond reasonable doubt?

Other media reports:

BBC - Richard III dig: DNA confirms bones are king's

The Globe and Mail - Experts say Canadian DNA confirms parking lot skeleton is Richard III

- Is It King Richard Iii? We We Will Know In January
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- Richard Iii Foundation Supports Archaeological Project To Find Missing Monarch
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- Search Begins For Lost Grave Of King Richard Iii
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- Have Richard Iii's Remains Been Found?
A team of historians and archaeologists may have found the remains of one of the most maligned English monarchs, Richard III. The bones which were discovered in a parking lot in Leicester are thought to be a "prime candidate" for the king. Although not...

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