Richard III dig: Have they found their man in Leicester?

Richard III dig: Have they found their man in Leicester?

Archaeologist Mathew Morris (left) and colleague record Richard III's grave.

Archaelogy news from the Guardian - exciting discoveries changing our perception of the past, often radically, are being made all the time - here is one place to find out about them.

Archaelogy news from the Guardian - exciting discoveries changing our perception of the past, often radically, are being made all the time - here is one place to find out about them.

Attempting to tell the history of the whole world in one go is a leviathan of a task. Knowing what to leave out is a struggle, says Andrew Marr, presenter of History of the World.

History of the world: Who to leave out?

Attempting to tell the history of the whole world in one go is a leviathan of a task. Knowing what to leave out is a struggle, says Andrew Marr, presenter of History of the World.

Attempting to tell the history of the whole world in one go is a leviathan of a task. Knowing what to leave out is a struggle, says Andrew Marr, presenter of History of the World.

History of the world: Who to leave out?

Attempting to tell the history of the whole world in one go is a leviathan of a task. Knowing what to leave out is a struggle, says Andrew Marr, presenter of History of the World.


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Dickens's first home in London still stands.

PHOTOS: 9 Things You Didn't Know About Charles Dickens And 'Oliver Twist'

Dickens's first home in London still stands.

Hever Castle, Kent.  Anne Boleyn, 2nd wife King Henry VIII, spent her early youth there after her father, Thomas Boleyn born at Hever - 1477,  inherited it 1505 upon the death of his father, Sir William Boleyn. He bestowed it upon Anne of Cleves (Henry VIII's 4th wife) in 1540 as part of the settlement following the annulment of their marriage. Hever Castle still has one of Henry's private locks, taken with him on his various visits to noblemen's houses and fitted to every door for his…

Hever Castle, Kent. Anne Boleyn, 2nd wife King Henry VIII, spent her early youth there after her father, Thomas Boleyn born at Hever - 1477, inherited it 1505 upon the death of his father, Sir William Boleyn. He bestowed it upon Anne of Cleves (Henry VIII's 4th wife) in 1540 as part of the settlement following the annulment of their marriage. Hever Castle still has one of Henry's private locks, taken with him on his various visits to noblemen's houses and fitted to every door for his…

Henry VIII's gardens, Hampton Court Palace, England - would love to visit here one day!!

Henry VIII's gardens, Hampton Court Palace, England - would love to visit here one day!!

Palacio de Comunicaciones, actualmente Ayuntamiento de Madrid.

Palacio de Comunicaciones, actualmente Ayuntamiento de Madrid.

King Henry first visited Penshurst Place as a guest of the Duke of Buckingham, but soon he became the owner of the property.Built in 1341 Penshurst Place's Baron's Hall has been described as "one of the grandest rooms in the world", because it's probably the oldest, biggest and best preserved medieval hall in England.

King Henry first visited Penshurst Place as a guest of the Duke of Buckingham, but soon he became the owner of the property.Built in 1341 Penshurst Place's Baron's Hall has been described as "one of the grandest rooms in the world", because it's probably the oldest, biggest and best preserved medieval hall in England.

DORMITORIO DE LA REALEZA via www.dormitorios.blogspot.com

DORMITORIO DE LA REALEZA via www.dormitorios.blogspot.com

"Lovers of Valdaro". Valdaro, Italy. Neolithic period (5000-4000 BCE). Double burials are rare, and the pose and the positioning of this couple are unique. After an initial examination of the bones, experts determined that the man and woman were no more than 20 years old, and both around 5 feet, 2 inches tall. (Jan 2008) #archaeology

"Lovers of Valdaro". Valdaro, Italy. Neolithic period (5000-4000 BCE). Double burials are rare, and the pose and the positioning of this couple are unique. After an initial examination of the bones, experts determined that the man and woman were no more than 20 years old, and both around 5 feet, 2 inches tall. (Jan 2008) #archaeology

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