Reburial Of King Richard III

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Reburial of King Richard III Seldom has history been brought to life in such an extravagant, lavish, yet poignant way as in the discovery and reburial of the bones of one of England’s most infamous monarchs, King Richard III. The whereabouts of Richard’s remains were a mystery for 530 years. In an exercise of extraordinary scholarship, involving a closely knit team of experts in archaeology, engineering, forensics, genetics, geology, history and medicine, and hailed as “as one of the most astonishing archaeological hunches in modern history” (1), the remains were discovered in a parking lot near the Cathedral of Leicester. Interestingly, the excavators decided to look in a spot marked with an “R” which no one knew the origin or meaning
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