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Richard III's Grave?

Posted: Mon November 17th, 2008, 9:16 pm
by Rowan
Mystery surrounding one of the county's medieval legends has been reignited after an ancient stone coffin linked to Richard III was unearthed on a building site.

The solid stone sarcophagus was discovered in the grounds of a property in Earl Shilton, by the home's former gardener Reg Colver, where it had formed part of a water garden built in the early 1900s.

Archaeologists believe it dates from the time Richard died and could have been buried in the same church, Greyfriars, which once existed near Leicester Cathedral.

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Posted: Mon November 17th, 2008, 11:17 pm
by MLS859
That's interesting! Thanks for posting!!

Lynn