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The plan today (Wednesday August 29) was to do further hand cleaning of the archaeological deposits exposed after machining in order to clarify the dating and alignment of stone walls that have been revealed.
Today, the University of Leicester, which is leading the archaeological search for the burial place of King Richard III with Leicester City Council, in association with the Richard III Society, has discovered several archaeological remains at the site which are believed to be of medieval date.
Leicester historian’s research is History Today cover story.
No Plantagenet King has had this much press coverage since 1485.
The University of Leicester has begun one of the most exciting archaeological investigations it has ever carried out. No less than a search for the bodily remains of the last Plantagenet King - Richard III - killed at the Battle of Bosworth.
Two University departments are hosting artists in residence in innovative projects applying art in unusual contexts.