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Richard III's Skeleton: Whole skeleton showing curvature of spine at 10th and 11th thoracic vertebrae... scoliosis. This would not have given him the hump and horrid deformities of Shakespeare but his shoulder on one side would have been higher.

The twisted bones of Richard III

Richard III Skeleton showing proof of the disfigured spine that had been written about him.

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Graphic: Richard III's injuries and how he died

Wounds from the battlefield: What Richard’s remains revealed about war-scarred king

King Richard III, died facing Henry Tudor during the Battle of Bosworth Field. Wounds from the battlefield: What Richard’s remains revealed about war-scarred king

Richard III: and the rest is hysteria... ~ Scholars give new facts about the story of the last from Plantagenets

Richard III: and the rest is hysteria...

Richard III: and the rest is hysteria. ~ Scholars give new facts about the story of the last from Plantagenets.and Cleopatra

Richard III and his wife Anne Neville  This depiction of them seems very accurate and plausible to me.

after his recent facial reconstruction.) Richard III and his wife Anne Neville This depiction of them seems very accurate and plausible to me.

Finally at rest, Memorial to Richard III in the choir of Leicester Cathedral - March 2015

13 Things You Thought Were True But Aren't

Exhumation and reburial of Richard III of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

He contents the people wherever he goes, best that ever did prince. For many a poor man that hath suffered wrong many days has been relieved and helped by him. O my troth, I liked never the condition of any prince so well as him. God hath sent him to us for the weal of us all. -- Thomas Langton, 'Bishop of St. David's', 1484, on Richard III.

This is Richard III, the Duke of Normandy, occasionally mixed up with the king

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The last of England's line of Plantagenets Richard III, October, Goes with the Hampshire Hog that I am.

Richard III accepting the crown..

Act III scene vii Buckingham: .we heartily solicit/Your gracious self to take on you the charge/And kingly government of this your land.

The king appears to have been mutilated after his body was slung over a horse

King Richard III died brutally during Battle

It has been revealed that King Richard III was killed during battle after suffering severe injuries to his head and pelvis

Richard III’s raucous Christmas parties

Richard III and his wife Anne Neville. There are so few pictures of Anne Queen of England, aka Anne Neville, so I am putting them up.

The 'well balanced curve' of Richard III's spine could have been concealed by a tailor and custom-built armour.

Skeleton Keys - Forensic Case Files: How Shakespeare Changed History (or The Continuing Story of Richard III)

Portrait of Richard III, half length, wearing hat, crown and chain, and holding orb and sceptre; number 18 from a set of kings. Engraving

Act III scene ii Catesby: It is a reeling world indeed, my lord,/And will never stand upright/Till Richard wear the garland of the realm.

A halberd to the back of the head. 😖 A study of King Richard III’s bones uncovered 11 injuries inflicted near the time of death by common Late Medieval weapons.

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