Pinning this again for King Richard's birthday today: keep his memory alive, and take him home to York!

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Relic of the standard taken from Richard III on 22 Aug 1485 at Bosworth Field, where the Yorkist king was defeated, and the Tudor dynasty began.

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A study of King Richard III’s bones uncovered 11 injuries inflicted near the time of death by common Late Medieval weapons.

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The skull of the skeleton found at the Grey Friars excavation in Leicester, identified as that of King Richard III.

These are the actual bones of King Richard III. The location of his grave was lost for 500 years, until they were recently discovered under a parking lot in England. Learn more in Secrets: Richard III Revealed #King #KingRichard #Bones #Skeleton #Secrets #History #Photooftheday #England #BritishHistory by smithsonian_channel

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