Finally at Rest Again

On Thursday on April 26th Richard III's coffin will be brought to Leicester Cathedral, the king's final resting place. He was killed at age 32 on August 22, 1485 during the Battle of Bosworth Field. Richard III was immortalized by William Shakespeare in his play "Richard III." He was the last King of the House of York and his defeat was the last battle of the War of the Roses.

His body was discovered in Leicester, England on September 12, 2012. They begin by locating the prior location of Greyfriars Church and the location of Robert Herrick's Garden. It was believed that Richard's remains were interred in the choir of the church. And you can guess where they found him. 

Greyfriars, Leicester site.svg

So many things have been learned about the life and death of Richard III since his body was discovered. Far too many things to get into at the moment, but if you are interested in his life and re-discovery of his body I highly encourage you to check out Secrets: Richard III Revealed or to read The King's Grave.

Richards III reinterment service will be held Thursday at 8:30 a.m. CST. The tomb will be revealed to the public on Friday, but you can check out some of the video feed from BBC 4 online.

It is going to be an exciting week for history buffs. Seven of Ten is continuing with her Cosplay Journey on Wednesday and I will see you again on Friday! Have a great week everyone! Stay exceptionally chic & exquisitely geek!

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