Church where King Richard III was buried found beneath parking lotAugust 31, 2012 No Comments
August 31, 2012 / MariaNews.com
Church where King Richard III was buried found beneath parking lot
FoxNews.com – Did Richard just find Richard?
King Richard III, the English monarch who died during the War of the Roses in the 15th century — and uttered the words “Now is the winter of our discontent” in Shakespeare’s famous play — was buried in a Franciscan church called Greyfriars, its location ultimately lost. Richard Buckley, the co-director of archaeological services for the University of Leicester, said Friday that he has found strong evidence for the location of the church.
Underneath a Leicester City Council parking lot.
“We have found the Greyfriars and have uncovered tantalizing clues as to the location of the church,” Buckley said at a Friday press conference.
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