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Richard III directed by Tim Carroll, Johnny Flynn as Lady Anne, Mark Rylance as Richard III (C) Simon Annand http://www.shakespearesglobe.com/theatre/on-stage/richard-iii-2012

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Skeleton found in car park is that of Richard III – as it happened

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Richard III came back to haunt me! How the discovery of Richard III's skeleton spooked Aneurin Barnard, the man playing him in The White Queen

Aneurin Barnard plays the young Richard in the BBC's epic Wars Of The Roses drama The White Queen - and then the nightmares began

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The portrait of Richard III commissioned by a descendant of William Sheldon who fought at Bosworth for King Richard III and is buried in St Leonard's Church, Beoley, Worcestershire.

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I wasted time, and now doth time waste me ~ william shakespeare #william_shakespeare Richard II (with David Tennant)

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Gallery: In Search of the Grave of Richard III

Richard was famously killed at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485, after being unhorsed and outnumbered while vying with Henry Tudor for the crown of England – an event recorded in the final scenes of Shakespeare’s play. As well as being considered the last monarch of the Medieval period, Richard III was also the last king of England to die in battle.

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Richard III - Younger brother of Edward IV. He succeeded his nephew Edward V after having him declared illegitimate. He reigned from 1483 - 1485. He was the last English King killed in battle.

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