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Richard III dig: Facial reconstruction
shows how king may have looked

BBC, by Staff

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Posted By:StormCnter, 2/5/2013 5:18:50 AM

A skeleton found under a car park in Leicester has been confirmed as that of the king. The reconstructed face has a slightly arched nose and prominent chin, similar to features shown in portraits of Richard III painted after his death. Historian and author John Ashdown-Hill said seeing it was "almost like being face to face with a real person". The development comes after archaeologists from the University of Leicester confirmed the skeleton found last year was the 15th Century king´s, with DNA from the bones having matched that of descendants of the monarch´s family. Richard was killed

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: cartcart, 2/5/2013 8:06:44 AM     (No. 9159230)

Where do Charles´ Wimbledon cup ears come from?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 2/5/2013 10:11:31 AM     (No. 9159487)

I think he looks like Lawrence Olivier.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: berthabutt, 2/5/2013 10:51:39 AM     (No. 9159599)

I thought all Royals looked like Richard Harris.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: NYbob, 2/5/2013 11:17:34 AM     (No. 9159684)

So some big mouth bully convinces a tribe he is better than them and for hundreds of years the fools believe him. They allow him to take whatever wealth they scrape together, send them to war, etc. The bullies families ´reign´ over these idiots generation after generation with a sub class of ´royalty.´ The best part is the madness isn´t confined to England. The history of humanity as far as organization of power and rights seems to be a few bright spots in a river of darkness.

Well this King ended up in the mud under a parking lot, so I guess in the end his humanity was revealed. A naked ape like the rest of us. His bones are interesting history and a thrill for fans of the monarchy, I guess. Meanwhile I´m seeing more and more of this madness of a special class, an elitist bunch that deserves NO admiration occurring in our American experiment. From beltway pundits spewing nonsense about things they know nothing about to Supreme Court Judges who think they can defy the Constitution because they feel like it.

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