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King Richard III: podcast series

As we approach the 10th anniversary of the discovery and identification of the remains of King Richard III, listen to Turi King, Professor of Public Engagement and Genetics, as she brings together some of the key members of the project to talk about the fascinating story of one of the most ambitious archaeological projects ever attempted. Hear about the background, the discovery and the identification of the remains – and the implications for our understanding of history.

King Richard III Analysis of the remains pt1

Episode 4. King Richard III: Analysis of the remains. Part 1

4 April 2022

In this podcast we cover the visual and CT examination of the skeleton of Richard III. From this we could...

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King Richard III The Excavation

Episode 3. King Richard III: The Excavation

4 April 2022

The excavations of the Grey Friars site in the Richard III project would require a team of archaeological experts, particularly...

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King Richard III Who was he?

Episode 2. King Richard III: Who was he?

23 March 2022

Richard III was the last of the Plantagenet kings and the last English king to die in battle.  He’s also...

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How the project got started

Episode 1. King Richard III: How the project got started

23 March 2022

The Richard III project was a collaboration between the University of Leicester, the Richard III Society and Leicester City Council....

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