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Archaeologists may have found the remains of Richard III

Report by Adam Sich

Archaeologists searching for the grave of King Richard III say they have found bones in the area where the 15th century monarch was reportedly buried.

A team from the University of Leicester found the bones beneath the site of the Grey Friars church in Leicester.

The bones are being examined, but team member Richard Buckley says they are a "prime candidate" to be Richard's. The team hopes that DNA can be recovered from them to aid identification.

Contemporary sources say Richard's body was brought to Leicester after the king was killed in the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485.


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