Profile of the Day: Richard III

Posted February 4, 2013 by Amanda | One Comment

Richard III

It was announced today that archaeologists have identified the skeletal remains found in Leicester as Richard III of England. The king had died during the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485. After extracting DNA from the bone samples, the archaeological team was able to compare it with the DNA of a Canadian family who are direct descendants of Anne of York, Richard III’s eldest sister.

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  • wwinter86

    I’m related to Henry I (and others), so I’m also related to Richard III. I am just not sure yet the exact relationship.