History Stories
New Richard III Mystery Comes to Light
December 3, 2014

In analyzing the newly found remains of Richard III, geneticists have uncovered evidence of adultery among at least one of his relatives. Read More

The Royal Diet of Richard III Revealed
August 18, 2014

A new study reveals that medieval monarch Richard III truly ate--and drank--like a king during his brief time on the English throne. Read More

Was Richard III Riddled With Roundworms?
September 4, 2013

Scientists have discovered evidence that the medieval monarch suffered from a parasitic infection. Read More

Parking Lot Remains Confirmed to Belong to Richard III
February 4, 2013

DNA testing has confirmed that the remains found last fall under a parking lot in the English city of Leicester are those of Richard III, the last Plantagenet king of England. Read More

King Richard III’s Body Found Under Parking Lot?
September 12, 2012

Archaeologists searching for the lost grave of King Richard III might have unearthed his remains in the English city of Leicester. Read More