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A contemporary portrait of Lady Cecily Neville (1415-1495), the mother of Edward IV and Richard III. The University of Leicester has just announced (04 Feb 13) that by tracing the female line of descent from Cecily, they have proven that the skeleton found at Greyfriars in Sept 2012 is that of Richard III. Awesome! And what a fascinating scientific study.

Lady Anne Neville, English noblewoman, the daughter of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick. Princess of Wales as the wife of Edward of Westminster and Queen of England as the consort of King Richard III. Lady Anne Neville was an English noblewoman, the daughter of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick, who became Princess of Wales as the wife of Edward of Westminster and Queen of England as the consort of King Richard III. Wikipedia b.1456, Warwick Castle d.1485, Westminster

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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.

( - p.mc.n.) On 6th January, 1066 the last Anglo-Saxon King of England Harold II was crowned. He reigned for ten months before he died at the Battle of Hastings, fighting the Norman invaders led by William the Conqueror. Harold was the first of only three Kings of England to have died in battle, the other being Richard I and Richard III