News and events
Professor Norman Housley has responded to arguments from a number of scholarly voices who, citing the King’s strong links to the North, are claiming that the remains of Richard III should be interred in York.
A facial reconstruction, commissioned by the Richard III society and based on a CT scan made by the University of Leicester, was revealed on Tuesday at the Society of Antiquaries in London.
Video and audio recordings of the University of Leicester's announcement are now available online.
University makes momentous announcement, revealing wealth of evidence which proves Greyfriars skeleton belonged to medieval monarch
University releases world’s first image of the Grey Friars skull - potentially that of King Richard III – ahead of University’s major announcement
University of Leicester archaeology students – including British soldiers – appeared on Channel 4’s Time Team on Sunday, Jan 27
Last week the University hosted the 46th Annual Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology (Society for Historical Archaeology).
The School of Archaeology and Ancient History hosted the 46th Annual Archaeology Conference earlier this month
The results of the University’s scientific analysis of the Grey Friars skeleton will be announced on Monday 4 February
University of Leicester archaeologist Richard Buckley and Michael Ibsen, believed descendent of Richard III, interviewed for prime time BBC One programme
Results of University’s scientific investigations of human remains to be revealed in the first week of February
Riotous music played in the King’s 15th century parties sparked debate at the time
Completion of Mayan calendar cycle gives rise to expert comment from University of Leicester Emeritus Professor of Archaeoastronomy, Professor Clive Ruggles
University of Leicester will host the Society for Historical Archaeology’s annual conference – with a host of activities for the public
Blue Boar Inn reputed to have housed monarch before Battle of Bosworth
University of Leicester's Professor David Mattingly appears on television programme
University of Leicester to hold concert of Early Music which will follow the King’s life
Archaeologists gain insight into ancient desert drawings – by walking them
University’s Search for Richard III among nominees