The rather whimsical name, ‘The Wars of the Roses’, has had the unfortunate effect of disguising the sheer bloodiness of this conflict. Finding a royal skeleton that bears the marks of such violence will be a perpetual reminder of the grim reality of this war.Thanks to the University of Leicester Twitter feed for the link.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
A podcast on Richard III and his era
WAMC (not to be confused with WOLD) has a podcast by Professor Norman Housley from the University of Leicester discussing what the discovery of what appears to be the skeleton of Richard III may mean for our understanding of this king and his era: