29.11.2012


  • History Today: Richard III and the Historian’s Quest – Paul Lay about “The Daughter of Time” by Josephine Tey and “Bring Up the Bodies” by Hilary Mantel
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  • npr: Renee Montagne speaks with Member of Parliament Chris Skidmore of Bristol about what are likely the recently discovered remains of Richard III, and attempts to clear the ruthless reputation of the former English king.
     
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    24.11.2012


  • Houston Chronicle: UK find revives the debate over Richard III’s legacy, by Anthony Faiola, Washington Post – A not in all points correct article, which seems to have been written a bit in haste and negligently, though it does combine some of the points in the War of the Cities between Leicester and York to some length. The article ends in a way as if to forcibly come to an ending and so comes to a disappointing kill-it-all conclusion, which is used to death by all Richard III opponents and gets a bit boring and lame by now.
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    19.11.2012


  • BBC Radio Leicester: Prof. Lin Foxhall interviewed by BBC Radio Leicester about King Richard III identification, expected beginning of the year 2013 (Audio-Interview)
     
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  • BBC News Leicester: Richard III dig: Results expected in January
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  • Story of Leicester: Richard III Walking Tour – Take a walk (or virtual walk) through Leicester and visit its Richard III sights.
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    16.11.2012


  • Fox News.com: Possible skeleton of King Richard III in testing, by Stephanie Pappas
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    15.11.2012


  • redOrbit: Scientists Searching For Richard III: ‘It’s Not Like CSI’, by Alan McStravick
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  • This is Leicester: Archbishop Desmond Tutu discusses faith and Richard III during Leicester Uni visit, by Leicester Mercury
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    14.11.2012


  • Daily Mail: Charles is dwarfed by a dwarf: How ‘servant’ Hobbit star made prince’s birthday, by Mark Duell – Real and fictional royalty, ancient and current, united in the film “The Hobbit”. If it is King Richard III, brought in by Mr. Armitage, Prince Charles or dwarf king Thorin Oakenshield, “The Hobbit” and Sir Peter Jackson certainly seem to have some kind of royal blessing.
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    13.11.2012


  • This is Leicester: Virtuous or villain? Debating Richard III, by Leicester Mercury – Announcement of today’s (November 14th, 2012) debate “The Villain and the Man of Prayer – Aspects of Richard III” held by Miriam Stevenson , taking place Thursday, 14th of November 2012, between 6pm and 7pm, at Bishop Street Methodist Church – beside Town Hall Square – Leicester.
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    02.11.2012


  • This is Leicestershire: Bosworth welcomes ‘royal visitor’, by Tom Mack, Leicester Mercury
    Report about Michael Ibsen and historian Dr. John Ashdown-Hill visiting the Bosworth Field visitor centre. And don’t mix up the pictures of a skeleton from Bosworth Field with King Richard III. It is not him!
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    01.11.2012


  • This is Gloucestershire: Should Richard III’s remains be interred in Gloucester Cathedral? – Retired couple, Ted and Anne Hancock, fight for King Richard III to be interred in Gloucester Cathedral, as he was the most famous Duke of Gloucester.
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  • The Hinckley Times: Government back-track on burial of Richard III in Leicester, by Katy Hallam
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