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  • ThisIsLeicestershire.co.uk: ‘Our best guess at Greyfriars’, by Dan Martin (18.05.2013) – PhD student Asem al Bunni (De Montfort University) built the assumed outlook of the Grey Friars Church in Leicester after assumptions and research done by Dr. Ashdown-Hill in his book “The Last Days of Richard III”.

  • De Montfort University, Leicester: DMU re-creates Richard III’s long-lost friary (20.05.2013) – Speculations about the Greyfriars’ church and St. Mary-in-the-Newarke, where King Richard III may have been on public display before his burial in the Greyfriars church.

  • University of York: Richard III: History’s man and Shakespeare’s villain. Speakers at the event on Sunday 23 June 2013: Chris Skidmore, Mark Ormrod and Judith Buchanan (21.05.2013) – Admission to the event in the Berrick Saul Building at the University of York is free, but booking is required!

  • University of Leicester: Was Richard III a benevolent king or a murderous tyrant? (Press release: 21.05.2013) – Free event and open debate on 6 June 2013. [As reported already in last week’s news.]

  • Middlehamonline.com: Richard the Third Weekend – 5th – 7th July 2013 – As I can’t link to the event itself, just to a general news page, I will quote the even description here:

    Friday 5th July 2013:

  • – The weekend will start on Friday from the Chruch of St Mary’s & St Alkeldas with a children’s procession to the Castle where the children will be presented to King Richard & Queen Anne.
  • – The raising of Richard’s personal pennant from Middleham Castle.
  • Saturday 6th July 2013:

  • – Country Market – Market Place Middleham
    A selection of stalls reflecting country gifts, skills and produce
  • – King Richard & Queen Anne will process through Middleham
  • – Wandering Minstrels
  • – Castle re-enactments and audiences with Richard & Queen Anne
  • – Hog Roast
  • – An evening Talk covering Richard’s life and death
    by the Historian Steven Brindle, Philippa Langley of the Richard III Society and Professor Sarah Haisnworth of Leicester University
  • Refreshments included in ticketprice of £18 per person
  • Sunday 7th July 2013:

  • – Middleham Castle
    an audience with King Richard & Queen Anne
  • – Re-enactments archery etc.
  • – Wandering Minstrels
  • – Craft Fair at the Key Centre
  • – Refreshments etc. acailable
  • – Market Place afternoon into evening
  • – Tilt The Bucket
  • – Barbeque food etc.


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