Battle Royal: The Last Stand of Richard III Plantagenet

_65619132_bosworthboar_lccHe lost his horse, his Kindom, and his life, although not necessarily in that order. Richard III’s bones have now been recovered from underneath a parking lot in Leicestershire, England—and identified as belonging to The Bard’s titular protagonist. Even better for scholars of shiny sharp things, the evidence shows that the king, indeed, met an untimely death by his head’s contact with various heavy bladed weapons—just as a Renaissance Burgundian scribe has claimed.

Read the whole story right here…

And for a visual aid as to what weapons brought Richard down, check out this demonstration…

And here’s the proper perspective on the whole thang

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