posted on 02/07/2013 4:15:03 PM PST
He may have had a curved spine, but he was strong enough to wield an axe from the back of a horse, and kill.
posted on 02/07/2013 4:22:01 PM PST
The curvature in the thoracic vertebrae is evident in the skeleton. Interesting.
To: neverdem; All
The 14th great grand uncle of Queen Elizabeth II...
posted on 02/07/2013 5:06:00 PM PST
(And you, be ye fruitful, and multiply; bring forth abundantly in the earth, and multiply therein.)
On the female skeleton found with Richard III: Dispute not with her: she is lunatic.
posted on 02/07/2013 5:09:30 PM PST
(REPEAL WASHINGTON! -- Islam Delenda Est! -- I Want Constantinople Back. -- Rumble thee forth.)
Very interesting. Thanks for locating and posting.
posted on 02/07/2013 5:10:04 PM PST
by AEMILIUS PAULUS
(It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
After studying up on the Battle of Bosworth Field, it seems though the king may have been a real Richard, but no one could question his courage. He personally led a do-or-die charge with not much more than his household guard right at his opponents.
posted on 02/07/2013 5:20:59 PM PST
Well, it’s good to know that royal inbreeding for generations will have the benefit of one day assisting in the identification of your remains buried under a parking lot. /s
posted on 02/07/2013 5:36:42 PM PST
by Repeat Offender
(What good are conservative principles if we don't stand by them?)
Again? How many times can he get lost and found?
posted on 02/07/2013 5:38:03 PM PST
by Revolting cat!
(Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
posted on 02/07/2013 5:40:11 PM PST
(If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
To: El Gato; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Robert A. Cook, PE; lepton; LadyDoc; jb6; tiamat; PGalt; Dianna; ...
posted on 02/07/2013 5:53:14 PM PST
( Xin loi min oi)
Kwik, somebody kiss him and see if he wakes up!
posted on 02/07/2013 6:50:08 PM PST
by Pilgrim's Progress
Sometimes being king is not so good..a bad back and a face full of asphalt at the end of a short life.
posted on 02/07/2013 8:23:07 PM PST
(you don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough)
The New York Times had an excellent front-page story a few days ago--covered the mitochondrial DNA issue and the rest of the science, except for the bit about the tooth, and also gave a glimpse of the political animosities of the time. Continued inside the front section; a nice long story. They are excellent on this kind of thing.
It seems the reporter was one of those allowed to view the remains. He reports that they were reminded to view the skeleton with respect, as it was that of a king, and also that there was a man near the remains wearing the colors of a Roman Catholic priest.
If only all their stories could be as excellent and communism-free!
New York Times story of 2/4
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