The Search for Richard III - Press updates

Check here regularly for the latest press information on the University of Leicester and Leicester City Council's search for the mortal remains of King Richard III, in association with the Richard III Society.

Statement

Richard III

University of Leicester statement on the finding of human remains Issued 12 September

Media updates

A regularly updated feed on news from the Search for Richard III

Research by Dr Turi King, University of Leicester geneticist, into the ancestry of King Richard III

Posted by ap507 at Mar 25, 2015 08:16 PM |

New evidence uncovered of another break in the male lineage to be revealed at the Science Museum on 25 March

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Sherlock star is Richard III's second cousin according to leading historian from the University of Leicester

Posted by ac555 at Mar 25, 2015 10:44 AM |

Research by Professor Kevin Schürer links Benedict Cumberbatch – who is set to play Richard III in BBC drama – to the former monarch

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Family and foes reunited: Historic reception hosted by University of Leicester brings together people connected by a bloody history

Posted by ap507 at Mar 25, 2015 12:02 AM |

Descendants from the Battle of Bosworth – where King Richard III was killed – are brought together for the first time ahead of the reinterment by research from the University of Leicester

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Dame Carol Ann Duffy writes for Richard lll

Posted by pt91 at Mar 24, 2015 04:20 PM |

Poem written by Poet Laureate will be read by actor Benedict Cumberbatch at service of reinterment

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King Richard III: Life, Death and DNA

Posted by ap507 at Mar 24, 2015 10:56 AM |

New exhibit at the Science Museum opens on 25 March

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HRH The Duke of Gloucester to visit heart disease research centre

Posted by ap507 at Mar 23, 2015 11:16 AM |

‘We hope to demonstrate how we created the Centre through engagement with our local community and their tremendous philanthropic support’ - Professor Sir Nilesh Samani, University of Leicester

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Conference explores immigration’s deep and complex history

Posted by ap507 at Mar 20, 2015 10:12 AM |

Universities of Leicester and York involved in study of historical treatment of foreigners –including in the era of King Richard III

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Richard III-era Bible to mark reinterment ceremony

Posted by ap507 at Mar 20, 2015 12:03 AM |

500-year-old Bible from University of Leicester Special Collections forms part of Service of Compline at Leicester Cathedral

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University of Leicester: King Richard III media operational note

Posted by pt91 at Mar 19, 2015 10:49 AM |

Media opportunities from the University that discovered and identified the mortal remains of King Richard III

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Solar eclipse echoes the fantastic astronomical events which took place during the time of Richard III

Posted by ap507 at Mar 16, 2015 12:15 PM |

Historical astronomical data of the time of Richard III and the Battle of Bosworth examined by University of Leicester

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