Research into the family relations to find reliable comparison DNA either in the female and male line to prove the identity of the over 500 year old human remains by Professor Kevin Schürer, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Enterprise from the University of Leicester.
The Search for King Richard III – The Genealogy
(Source: University of Leicester )
Historian Dr. Ashdown-Hill had already started the research and found 17th generation relative to King Richard III, Michael Ibsen.
The University of Leicester undertook further research, to find additional relatives, to countercheck the results.