The full story behind one of the most extraordinarily serendipitous archaeological projects of modern times.
Why Greyfriars was the right place to dig, and why 2012 was the right to time to start digging.
Mathew Morris discusses the problems faced by archaeologists searching for medieval remains underneath urban areas.
Tracing the site through history, from Franciscan friary to Council car park.
Explore the discoveries of the original 2012 excavation through this immersive timeline.
Learn about the key discoveries of the second excavation at Grey Friars in 2013.
Discover what was learnt about the other skeletons found near Richard III’s grave.
What the dig told us about the site and the city, even before we analysed the bones.
Based on the archaeology uncovered during the Greyfriars dig, the University commissioned artist Jill Atherton to create these impressions of the church as it was in the late 15th century.