Richard III conquers the world

Since the Greyfriars Project was announced in August 2012 there has been a tremendous amount of coverage in the press and media. Here are some of the highlights.

Decoded Science

20th January 2013

By Natasha Sheldon

Rediscovering Greyfriars Church: A Historical Detective Story

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Sunday Telegraph

20th January 2013

By Alastair Smart

Richard III: Visions of a villain?

As archaeologists prepare to announce the discovery of Richard III's remains, Alastair Smart looks for clues to the king's much-maligned character in early portraits of him.

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Wall Street Journal

18th January 2013

By Jenny Gross

Bones of Contention: If the Skeleton Is Richard III, Where to Bury It?

Results of DNA Testing Are Pending, but Ricardians Are Divided Over Proper Resting Place

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Law and Religion

27th October 2012

By David Pocklington

The Bones of Richard III – Leicester, York, or Worksop?

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CBS This Morning

24th September 2012

DNA tests on possible remains of King Richard II

Three-minute report on CBS (clips starts with a commercial)

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New York Times

24th September 2012

By John F Burns

Discovery of Skeleton Puts Richard III in Battle Once Again

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BBC Radio 4’s PM programme

15th September 2012

By Steven Berkoff

Richard the Third: My Car Park Years

A two-minute monologue written and performed by Steven Berkoff for BBC Radio 4’s PM programme.

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New Scientist

13th September 2012

By Rowan Hooper

Is this Richard III, England's last Plantagenet king?

The body of Richard III, the last king of England to fall in battle, may have been discovered. But what evidence will be needed to confirm it is him?

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Huffington Post

13th September 2012

By Greg Jenner, Historical Consultant to Horrible Histories

Richard III - Should We Care?

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Newsround

24th August 2012

By Ricky Boleto

Is King Richard III buried under car park in Leicester?

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. . . and pretty much every other country on the planet.

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