Richard III’s Bones Definitely Found; Details of His Brutal Last Day

This week, in Things I Care About:

Not just the identity of the man in the car park with the twisted spine, but the appalling last moments and humiliating treatment of the naked body of Richard III in the hours after his death have been revealed at an extraordinary press conference at Leicester University. …

“I’m a medievalist really,” Morris said. “I don’t go much for the Tudors. Even if Richard did kill the princes in the tower, you have to judge him by the standards of his day – no other medieval king would have taken the risk of leaving them alive.”

more (and I think I may get “I don’t go much for the Tudors” on a bumper sticker or a crest)

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