Richard III's bones turned up under a parking lot in the English Midlands city of Leceister, but the dust is hardly settled. Yes, say the archaeologists and pathologists, he did not die on a horse, affirming Shakespeare's version of the king's

The world is grown so bad that wrens make prey where eagles dare not perch. Can Shakespeare's fallen tyrant help us set it to rights? BY JOHN WATKINS | FEBRUARY 6, 2013. I like the idea of the hunchbacked Richard III, newly exhumed

News that the skeleton found under a Leicester car park is Richard III has shone a beaming spotlight on England's last Plantagenet king, killed at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485. So seize the day and harness that enthusiasm in the history classroom and

It's official: the human remains found under a parking lot in Leicester, England, belong to Richard III. That's the word from University of Leicester archaeologists, who on Feb. 4 said that DNA evidence, radiocarbon dating, and

LEICESTER, England — Just days after the yellowed bones found in a municipal parking lot here were declared to be those of King Richard III, a less-than-seemly tug of war has broken out between the cities of Leicester and York to claim the remains.