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Stratford Upon the East River

Glen Roven | Posted 04.20.2016 | Arts
Glen Roven

Over the last few weeks I was reminded of those halcyon times as I saw two vastly different productions by two vastly different companies, but this time they weren't across the Thames but across the East River, in Brooklyn.

Rest for the King, No Rest for Native Americans

American Anthropological Association | Posted 05.29.2015 | Impact
American Anthropological Association

The silence of scientists on Richard III's reburial is deafening. It stands in stark contrast to how so many regard the reburial of Native American human remains in museums.

Richard III Given A Burial Fit For A King 530 Years After His Death

The Associated Press | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 03.26.2015 | Religion

LEICESTER, England (AP) — A maligned monarch found under a parking lot was buried in pomp Thursday, as Britain embraced comeback King Richard III, a...

WATCH: Crooked King's Fatal Death Blow Revealed

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 02.13.2015 | Science

A team of British scientists believe they may have identified the killer blow that killed King Richard III more than 500 years ago--and they were luck...

Catholic and Protestant Church Clergy To Work Together For Richard III's Burial

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 03.23.2015 | Religion

King Richard III ruled for two short years, between 1483 and 1485, before he was defeated by the future Henry VII during the Battle of Bosworth, accor...

Bone Study Reveals Richard III Ate Like A King, Drank Like A Fish

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.28.2014 | Science

In his short two-year reign, King Richard III managed to cram in a fair amount of feasting, researchers say in a new report. Known as the "last Pla...

Controversy Erupts Over Skeleton Said To Be Famous King's

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 03.31.2014 | Science

Talk about a drama king. In 2012, archaeologists unearthed from a parking lot in Leicester, England a skeleton suspected of being that of Richard I...

Controversy Erupts Over Plan To Map DNA Of Medieval King

LiveScience | Stephanie Pappas | Posted 02.26.2014 | Science

King Richard III has been dead for more than 500 years, but his bones continue to ignite fresh controversy. The medieval king, unearthed from a Leice...

Scientists Seek 'Code' Of Celebrated English King

LiveScience | Stephanie Pappas | Posted 02.12.2014 | Science

The genetic code of King Richard III, the medieval monarch whose body was found buried under a parking lot in Leicester, England, is set to be sequenc...

Fotheringhay for Richard III

Will Bower | Posted 02.08.2014 | Travel
Will Bower

The solution as to where to bury the remains of Richard III is a rather simple one. Not Leicester. Not York. But Fotheringhay. The Church of St Mar...

My Creepy Obsession With King Richard, Part Two: Reaching Out to Aneurin Barnard's 'Fan Club' for Help

Juliette Fretté | Posted 03.17.2014 | Comedy
Juliette Fretté

Hear ye, hear ye! All hell breaketh loose in Richard-land. Yes, my friends, yes: The fates have thrown a spear through my path. But like an Olympia...

My Creepy Obsession With King Richard, Part One: Husband Declares War on Adorable Actor 'Aneurin Barnard'

Juliette Fretté | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Juliette Fretté

I decided to funnel my violent energies toward what may be a more uplifting bottomless pit of indulgence. Namely my new obsession: actor Aneurin Barnard, who plays Richard III in the Starz Miniseries. The White Queen.

Crooked King Had Parasite Problem, New Study Suggests

LiveScience | Douglas Main | Posted 09.04.2013 | Science

William Shakespeare depicted King Richard III as a crooked ruler, due to the monarch's supposed ruthless demeanor and his curved spine. A new study su...

King's Skull Comes Within Inches Of Destruction

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.28.2013 | Science

This was a close call: archaeologists have discovered that the skeleton of King Richard III was nearly destroyed during some mysterious disturbance at...

Archaeologists Discover Surprise Inside Tomb At Richard III Site

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.29.2013 | Science

Archaeologists in the U.K. were surprised this week when they opened a stone coffin at the Grey Friars site in Leicester where King Richard III was bu...

Mysterious Stone Coffin To Be Unsealed

LiveScience | Megan Gannon | Posted 07.24.2013 | Science

Archaeologists are set to lift the lid on a stone coffin discovered at the site of the English friary where Richard III's remains were found. Excavat...

Battle-Scarred King Buried In Odd Grave, Archaeologists Say

Posted 05.24.2013 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 05/23/2013 07:05 PM EDT on LiveScience The body of King Richard III was buried in great...

Did a Poet Accurately Record Richard III's Death?

John Lundberg | Posted 04.22.2013 | Arts
John Lundberg

If you know any literary account of Richard III's death in the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485, you almost certainly know Shakespeare's. But the examination of Richard III's recently discovered body is lending credence to another poet's account. Guto'r Glyn, a Welsh poet of Richard III's era.

King Richard Claim Greeted With Skepticism By Some

Posted 02.05.2013 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 02/04/2013 03:22 PM EST on LiveScience The announcement that the bones of English King ...

Medieval Skeleton May Be Famous Church's Founder, Archaeologists Say

Posted 10.31.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 10/30/2012 12:46 PM EDT on LiveScience A skeleton found in the same boneyard where Eng...

King Richard III Buried Underneath A Parking Lot?

The Huffington Post | Kyle McGovern | Posted 08.25.2012 | Weird News

Seems like England's Richard III may have gotten a burial not-quite fit for a king. Archaeologists believe the king, who was killed in battle in 14...