Replica of the crown that King Richard III wore on top of his helmet, so that Henry Tudor would be able to find him on the field at The Battle of Bosworth. Interestingly enough, Richard III died that day.
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
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.
This is Michael Ibsen, a Canadian carpenter living in England and the generation descendant of King Richard III sister. His mitochondrial DNA matches the King's therefore it is confirmed that the skeleton found in a Leicester car park is King Richard III.
Undated photo made available by the University of Leicester, England, Monday Feb. 4 2013 of the remains found underneath a car park at the Grey Friars excavation in Leicester, which have been declared to be the remains of Englands King Richard III.
One clue that led archaeologists to believe that they had found the remains of King Richard III was the scoliosis, or curvature of the spine, seen in the uncovered skeleton. So, Shakespeare had it right all along?
King Richard III's face revealed after 500 years. Michael Ibsen, England's King Richard III's great-grandnephew) poses for pictures with a plastic model made from the recently discovered skull of the king, in London on Feb.