Richard iii news conference
A facial reconstruction of King Richard III is displayed on 5 February 2013 at a news conference in central London. The reconstruction is based on a CT scan of human remains found in a council car park in Leicester which are believed to belong to the last of the Plantagenet monarchs of Britain who was killed at the battle of Bosworth in 1485The GENES Blog (GEnealogy News and EventS): Top news stories and features concerning ancestral research in Scotland, Ireland, the rest of the UK, and their diasporas, from genealogist, author and tutor Chris Paton. Richard III press conference now online all about the finding of Richard III, richard iii news conference
Actor Kit Harington (Jon Snow in Game of Thrones) is a descendent of one of Richard IIIs closest friends and has expressed an interest in Richard III. The Society has given him three years honorary membership in the hope that he will be a staunch ally attracting further people to Richards cause.