Forensic Case Files: The Princes in the Tower
Shakespeare was born seventy-nine years later. History tells that More’s account of Richard III came Edward IV’s marriage invalid and his sons illegitimate, the crown legally went to Richard III in June of Leicester (pending confirmation). Richard III is infamous for supposedly killing his two nephews, Edward In the last Forensic Case File, I discussed the remains of Richard III, finally discovered in Shakespeare, the famous poet and playwright. Both accounts paint Richard III with a dark brush, portraying
Forensic Case Files: Richard III's Remains Finally Found in Leicester?
with one shoulder higher than the other. Richard III was rumoured to be a hunchback (as portrayed by development of the area. But members of the Richard III Society, the University of Leicester Archeology House of Tudor when Henry VII became king. Richard III’s rise to power was somewhat unexpected Forensic Case Files: Richard III's Remains Finally Found in Leicester? Richard III, who ruled England from 1483 to 1485, was the last of the legendary Plantagenet line another woman, Edward V was declared illegitimate and Richard III came to power. Richard III may be best
Forensic Case Files: The Final Journey of Richard III
We’ve been covering the fascinating story of England’s King Richard III for two and a half years combined forces of the Richard III Society, and the University of Leicester Archeology Department had parking lot remains were indeed that of Richard III. Using mitochondrial DNA and tracing his line estimation of the remains, and analysis of the wounds to match with the account of Richard III’s death, it Forensic Case Files: The Final Journey of Richard III the remains of Richard III due to the conformation of the buried remains—the spine of the buried man
Forensic Case Files: How Shakespeare Changed History (or The Continuing Story of Richard III)
A 3D approximation of the articulated skeleton of Richard IIIIt’s a story we’ve been following for spinal column—it was suggested that they were the remains of King Richard III, killed at the Battle , / Where sits deformity to mock my body” (Act 3, scene ii) and later in Richard III, where Queen or a limp, both part of the Richard III legend. In fact, one needs to keep in mind that Richard was a was confirmed that those remains were indeed those of Richard III when scientists successfully Forensic Case Files: How Shakespeare Changed History (or The Continuing Story of Richard III)
Forensic Case Files: 9th Century Remains of King Alfred Discovered?
archaeological team will face challenges that Richard III’s team did not, including: Multiple individuals the first millennium was not documented as it was after Richard III. If Alfred’s family line continues the story of King Richard III’s positively identified remains in Leicester. Shortly after that story Alfred’s remains are six centuries older than those of Richard III, and the chances of extracting
Forensic Case Files: Richard III’s Unexpected Surprise
We’ve been following the fascinating story of Richard III for over two years. From the discovery of ’; Richard III, Act 4, scene iv), but back in Richard’s time, contemporary writings only make note that one % chance that this is indeed Richard III. So scientists are confident without a doubt now that their Leicester, archeologists were cautiously optimistic that they’d discovered Richard III simply from the Richard III’s DNA: somewhere in his lineage there was an unrecognized illegitimate birth of a ‘royal Forensic Case Files: Richard III’s Unexpected Surprise
Forensic Case Files: Richard III’s Remains Confirmed
. Next up for the Richard III society is to restore Richard’s tarnished reputation. Is it all a result On August 25, 2012, the Richard III Society, the University of Leicester Archeology Department and of King Richard III had led them to a local municipal parking lot. The three trenches dug there not ‘beyond a reasonable doubt’, the remains recovered were indeed those of King Richard III. It took the -related death. They proposed that this skeleton was the remains of Richard III, the last English Forensic Case Files: Richard III’s Remains Confirmed
Forensics 101: DNA Profiling for Identification
known origin. In the case of Richard III’s ancestors, separated by five centuries from the king himself look at the historical details surrounding the Princes in the Tower, the young boys Richard III is generations separating Richard III and his current ancestors. But when this same method is applied to
Forensics 101: Using the Bomb Curve to Date Human Remains
Over the past month, we’ve discussed human remains that were centuries—King Richard III—if not a
Forensics 101: Tracing Lineage Through Maternal Mitochondrial DNA
Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA)Last week in a post on the potential discovery of Richard III’s remains
Queen Nefertiti’s Tomb Discovered?
heaven. We spent lots of time examining the process of finding and identifying Richard III. We covered
‘After the Plague’ – A Medieval Reconstruction
reconstruction. The University of Dundee is well-known for having reconstructed the face of Richard III following
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