Burying Richard III: Details of the Re-Interment and Tomb of ‘The Last Warrior King’ Revealed

Overhead representation of the tomb, showing the controversial cross. Copyright: The Diocese of Leicester

Richard III’s bones, once under a carpark, will receive royal treatment with a new tomb and stained glass windows in the Cathedral of Leicester.

Richard III’s Scoliosis Revealed: Twisted Spine, Not Hunchback

You can clearly see the spiraling of King RIchard's spine in these three-dimensional models. Images courtesy of the University of Leicester

Shakespeare portrayed Richard III as an ungainly hunchback. The King’s skeleton, however, reveals scoliosis in a well-balanced and healthy individual.