DNA of King Richard III casts doubt on lineage of his successors

Dec 3, 2014

DNA of King Richard III casts doubt on lineage of his successors

Scientists say there is “overwhelming evidence” that a skeleton found under a parking lot is that of England’s King Richard III, but their DNA testing also has raised questions about the nobility of some of his royal successors. The bones of the 15th-century king ...

Feb 16, 2013

A king rediscovered

Few kings in history have been as vilified as England's Richard III. Will the discovery of his 15th-century remains prompt a reassessment of his legacy?