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Richard III

Richard III

How Richard III may have looked in full body armour

How Richard III may have looked in full body armour

This evening,  am focusing on the site where may have been buried King Richard III following the Battle of Bosworth in 1485. The battle took place between the forces of Henry Tudor (Lancastrians) and King Richard III (Yorkists). At the battle, the Tudor prevailed and King Richard (age 32 yrs)  was killed, the last such English king to fall in battle.

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Roman Vindolanda

Roman Vindolanda

This evening, I am posting a summary of today’s touring activities which commenced Durham and finished in York.

 

York, England

York, England

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This morning, we departed our York lodgings and drove north to visit our objectives of Middleham Castle and Rievaulx Abbey. At end of the day we also managed to fit in a late visit to Durham city and its Cathedral.

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