King Richard III's reconstructed face revealed after his remains were located. He had a severe curve to his spine, consistent with historical descriptions of him as a "hunchback", and yet fought in battle. A far different attitude than what we see today.
SKELETON OF RICHARD III: The complete skeleton showing the curve of the spine. Supporters of the infamous king, including members of the Richard III Society, hoped the discovery would force academics to rewrite history, which they say has been tainted by exaggerations and false claims.
Hints of King Richard III's Grave Found Under Parking Lot
After his death, Richard III was buried at the Franciscan Friary in Leicester, known as Greyfriars. But the grave — and the church itself — was eventually forgotten. Interest in the infamous king meant various tales sprouted up about where his grave was located, with some far-fetched grave tales including the idea the bones were thrown into the river Soar. "Other fables, equally discredited, claimed that his coffin was used as a horse-trough," Philippa Langley, a Richard III Society member…