The replica of the helmet and crown worn by King Richard III on the day he died at Bosworth

The replica of the helmet and crown worn by King Richard III on the day he died at Bosworth

Penny of Richard III of England (b. 1452 - d. 1485) ~ Richard III was King of England for two years, from 1483 until his death in 1485 in the Battle of Bosworth Field. He was the last king of the House of York and the last of the Plantagenet dynasty

Penny of Richard III of England (b. 1452 - d. 1485) ~ Richard III was King of England for two years, from 1483 until his death in 1485 in the Battle of Bosworth Field. He was the last king of the House of York and the last of the Plantagenet dynasty

The tomb plinth bears the king's motto "Loyalty binds me" - The sealed tomb of King Richard III has been unveiled in Leicester Cathedral. The king's coffin was lowered into a vault below the cathedral floor during a reinterment service on Thursday, 26th March 2015.The two-tonne block of pale Swaledale fossil limestone bears a deeply incised cross, while the darker plinth has his name, dates, motto and coat of arms. Richard III, the last Plantagenet King, was killed in the Battle of Bosworth…

The tomb plinth bears the king's motto "Loyalty binds me" - The sealed tomb of King Richard III has been unveiled in Leicester Cathedral. The king's coffin was lowered into a vault below the cathedral floor during a reinterment service on Thursday, 26th March 2015.The two-tonne block of pale Swaledale fossil limestone bears a deeply incised cross, while the darker plinth has his name, dates, motto and coat of arms. Richard III, the last Plantagenet King, was killed in the Battle of Bosworth…

King Richard III was the last Yorkist king of England, whose death at the Battle of Bosworth effectively ended the Wars of the Roses.

King Richard III was the last Yorkist king of England, whose death at the Battle of Bosworth effectively ended the Wars of the Roses.

King Richard's ring. English, 15th century. possibly belonging to Richard the III (1483-85).

King Richard's ring. English, 15th century. possibly belonging to Richard the III (1483-85).

KING RICHARD II - SON OF EDWARD, THE BLACK PRINCE, GRANDSON OF EDWARD III.

KING RICHARD II - SON OF EDWARD, THE BLACK PRINCE, GRANDSON OF EDWARD III.

U.K. Richard I the Lionheart buried next to his mother Queen Alienor d'Aquitaine and his father King Henry II of England in Fontevraud Royal Abbey, France

U.K. Richard I the Lionheart buried next to his mother Queen Alienor d'Aquitaine and his father King Henry II of England in Fontevraud Royal Abbey, France

Pinning this again for King Richard's birthday today: keep his memory alive, and take him home to York!

Pinning this again for King Richard's birthday today: keep his memory alive, and take him home to York!

King Richard I The Lion Heart (1189 - 1199) before he became King of England in 1189 he based himself in his Duchy in Aquitaine inherited from his mother Eleanor. He spent only six months of his reign in England . He appointed William Longchamp as Chancellor of England during his absence but he was overthrown by Richard’s brother John. Richard acquired a reputation as a leader and warrior becoming known as Richard ‘The Lion Heart’ Killed by a crossbow in 1199. He left no heir

King Richard I The Lion Heart (1189 - 1199) before he became King of England in 1189 he based himself in his Duchy in Aquitaine inherited from his mother Eleanor. He spent only six months of his reign in England . He appointed William Longchamp as Chancellor of England during his absence but he was overthrown by Richard’s brother John. Richard acquired a reputation as a leader and warrior becoming known as Richard ‘The Lion Heart’ Killed by a crossbow in 1199. He left no heir

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