We are introduced to Philippa Langley , of the Richard III Society , the person who was instrumental in getting the dig started in the first place, juggling Leicester city council, University of Leicester archaeologists, and funding shortfalls to do so. Her mission is to reveal the real man behind the Tudor myths of a disfigured tyrant. Philippa comes across as a bit…eccentric, shall we say? Appleby, a dab hand with a mattock. I honestly do believe he did kill his nephews, or at least abdicated all responsibility for them and let someone else do the dirty work. It does amaze me that these people have taken one of the great villains of history and at least created enough doubt about his misdeeds to change the direction of the conversation.
Today's confirmation that a skeleton found under a car park in Leiceste r is that of King Richard III has spawned a barrage of jokes on Twitter. Here we've gathered together the top ten from comedians, TV personalities and other people you may or may not have heard of. England cricketer Graeme Swann swannyg By Rob Bleaney. Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice.
My colleague Patrick Barkham has produced this run-down of things to do and see in Leicester, which is now set to become one of the UK's top tourist hotspots. Ibsen heard the confirmation on Sunday and listened to the unfolding evidence in shocked silence. He told Maev:. My head is no clearer now than when I first heard the news.
Skip to content. Skip to navigation. The latest astonishing twist in the extraordinary story of the search for Richard III can exclusively be revealed by the Leicester Mercury today.