Over the weekend, archaeologists from the University of Leicester successfully machined a third north-south trench (pictured below) in the search for Richard III. This trench is in the car park of the former Wyggeston School, which is adjacent to the Leicester City Council Social Services car park.
Researchers find strong evidence for medieval church in Leicester where monarch was buried
Relatively little to report right now. Richard III still dead.
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.