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Have UK archaeologists found Richard III's skeleton?
Reuters ^ | 09/12/2012 | Michael Holden

Posted on 09/12/2012 12:14:15 PM PDT by TnGOP

(Reuters) - Archaeologists searching for the body of England's King Richard III under a city centre parking lot said on Wednesday they had found remains which could be those of the monarch depicted by Shakespeare as an evil, deformed, child-murdering monster.

(Excerpt) Read more at in.reuters.com ...


TOPICS: History; Miscellaneous; Science
KEYWORDS: archaeology; coupdetat; ggg; godsgravesglyphs; helixmakemineadouble; henrytheusurper; henryvii; kingrichardiii; murderedbytraitors; plantanget; richardiii; shakespeare; unitedkingdom
I had to get away from the election/embassy/Arab Spring-on-steroids madness for a while and read something else until my blood pressure goes down a bit.
1 posted on 09/12/2012 12:14:18 PM PDT by TnGOP
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To: TnGOP

Did you hear about the UFO mars rover Curiosity photographed?


2 posted on 09/12/2012 12:20:39 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: TnGOP

I find this so interesting. They found his descendents in Canada and got DNA for testing to compare with the remains. Should know if this really was the last of the Plantagenet line. Love British history.


3 posted on 09/12/2012 12:23:04 PM PDT by arbee4bush (My Dad, My Hero. Love You Dad!!)
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To: TnGOP

GM marketing is offering 500 million dollars to put the GM logo on King Richard III’s new tomb. GM will use the slogan, “Buy a Volt, it’s not as dead as King Richard III”.


4 posted on 09/12/2012 12:30:26 PM PDT by dblshot (Insanity: electing the same people over and over and expecting different results.)
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To: arbee4bush

Richard III’s defeat at Bosworth in 1485 ushered in the era of Tudor. Henry VII wasnt so bad but Henry VIII was worst, IMHO. From the Dissolution to the loss of continental lands, “Great Harry” is the British Monarch i like the least.

British History is my hobby..


5 posted on 09/12/2012 12:32:41 PM PDT by cardinal4
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To: bigheadfred

I saw that one and another over London a couple of days ago. I clicked a link for an article, read it, and then clicked a link from there to another article that sounded good. I landed myself right in the middle of a UFO website that was way out there. They were true believers and the wild articles and theories gave me a laugh.


6 posted on 09/12/2012 12:39:11 PM PDT by TnGOP (Petey the dog is my foriegn policy advisor. He's really quite good!)
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To: TnGOP
Richard the Third was innocent, I tell you, innocent!


7 posted on 09/12/2012 12:40:02 PM PDT by Eepsy
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To: cardinal4

I have read so much about rehabilitating Richard III’s legacy. Most of the bad press around Richard III was written by Tudor propagandists ( Thomas More and William Shakespeare). See, they were at it way back then. The pen is a mighty sword LOL


8 posted on 09/12/2012 12:41:12 PM PDT by arbee4bush (My Dad, My Hero. Love You Dad!!)
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To: cardinal4

I often wonder if Richard III was a victim of the MSM of that day..


9 posted on 09/12/2012 12:42:21 PM PDT by oyez ( .Apparently The U.S. CONSTITUTION has been reduced to the consistency of quicksand.)
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To: cardinal4

Great Harry was 400 pounds!


10 posted on 09/12/2012 12:42:41 PM PDT by STD ([You must help] people in theĀ…feel so frustrated, so defeated, so lost, so futureless)
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To: TnGOP
I gained an exclusive on the Mars thing:


11 posted on 09/12/2012 12:45:30 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: TnGOP

I heard he was buried in the end zone at Giants Stadium.


12 posted on 09/12/2012 12:49:09 PM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: TnGOP

A simple test: see if the dogs bark at him.


13 posted on 09/12/2012 12:51:01 PM PDT by Our man in washington
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To: STD
Great Harry (Henry Grace à Dieu ) was 1500 Tons
43 heavy guns, 141 light guns


14 posted on 09/12/2012 12:53:44 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Monarchy is the one system of government where power is exercised for the good of all - Aristotle)
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To: STD

400 lbs is being generous. Towards the end he was literally being hoisted into his litter and bed by portable cranes. Couple that with his open and stinking ulcers on both legs, he was quite repulsive. Catherine Parr’s dalliance with him was out of fear..


15 posted on 09/12/2012 12:59:46 PM PDT by cardinal4
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To: TnGOP

Interesting you bringing up Richard 3 while at this very moment we are dealing with a Richard 4


16 posted on 09/12/2012 1:00:16 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: TnGOP

that would explain why they buried him under a parking lot


17 posted on 09/12/2012 1:09:00 PM PDT by Mr. K ("The spread of evil is the symptom of a vacuum [of good]")
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To: SunkenCiv

Ping!


18 posted on 09/12/2012 1:20:37 PM PDT by FrogMom (There is no such thing as an honest democrat!)
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To: TnGOP
Not sure if you've ever visited The History Blog. They have interesting stories from various parts of the world everyday. They've been following the dig in Leicester:

The History Blog

19 posted on 09/12/2012 1:33:18 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: dblshot
GM marketing is offering 500 million dollars to put the GM logo on King Richard III’s new tomb. GM will use the slogan, “Buy a Volt, it’s not as dead as King Richard III”.

LOL

20 posted on 09/12/2012 2:22:06 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (Yes, Obama, I had help with my business. MY CUSTOMERS!)
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To: TnGOP
an evil, deformed, child-murdering monster.

Now if it were 'evil, deformed, child-molesting monster' they might've just stumbled upon the remains of Muhammed.

21 posted on 09/12/2012 2:28:25 PM PDT by Moltke ("I am Dr. Sonderborg," he said, "and I don't want any nonsense.")
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To: arbee4bush

That did not work out so well for St. Thomas More.


22 posted on 09/12/2012 2:29:19 PM PDT by BlackElk (Dean of Discipline/Tomas de Torquemada Gentleman's Society: Roast 'em!)
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To: BlackElk

Well, he got a parish named for him in Boynton Beach, FL. I’m sure there are others across the fruited plain.


23 posted on 09/12/2012 4:36:02 PM PDT by Ax
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To: Ax
No question that St. Thomas More was a man of heroic virtue, a saint and a martyr but not personally infallible. Supporting the Tudors early on just turned out to be an unwise move.

God bless you and yours!

24 posted on 09/12/2012 4:59:28 PM PDT by BlackElk (Dean of Discipline/Tomas de Torquemada Gentleman's Society: Roast 'em!)
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To: FrogMom; nickcarraway

 GGG managers are SunkenCiv, StayAt HomeMother & Ernest_at_the_Beach
Thanks FrogMom. Just adding to the catalog, not sending a general distribution.

To all -- please ping me to other topics which are appropriate for the GGG list.


25 posted on 09/14/2012 8:30:51 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: mass55th

Thanks for the link. That’ll keep me busy for a while. I can read about this stuff for hours. I just get too engrossed and forget about the things I NEED to be doing.


26 posted on 09/15/2012 1:30:14 PM PDT by TnGOP (Petey the dog is my foriegn policy advisor. He's really quite good!)
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To: TnGOP

This is pretty interesting and quite well done:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFv_kcJyhNE


27 posted on 11/03/2012 7:52:05 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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