The last of England's line of Plantagenet kings, Richard III was born at Fotheringay Castle in Northamptonshire on October, the eleventh child in a large family and fourth surviving son of Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York and Cecily Neville.
King Richard III of England.tousling his pimp pinky ring. (Henry VII-founder of the Tudor dynasty, father of Henry VIII, killed King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth then married Richard's niece Elizabeth. King Richard III skeleton just found)
Penny of King Richard III of England (b. ~ Richard III was King of England for two years, from 1483 until his death in 1485 in the Battle of Bosworth Field. He was the last king of the House of York and the last of the Plantagenet dynasty.
I visited Leicester Cathedral in April and talked to them about what exactly their plans are for Richard III& reburial - whether it will be a raised tomb or a ledger stone, and where exactly it will be.
The tomb plinth bears the king's motto "Loyalty binds me" - The sealed tomb of King Richard III has been unveiled in Leicester Cathedral. The king's coffin was lowered into a vault below the cathedral floor during a reinterment service on Thursday, March