TALK - The violent death of King Richard III

The Violent Death of Richard III Talk

6:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014 - 7:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014 at Leeds in the Bury Theatre

Killed the boar, shaved his head

Wednesday 20 August
6.30pm – 7.30pm


Robert Woosnam-Savage – Curator of European Edged Weapons, Royal Armouries

In 2012 a skeleton was excavated at the former site of Greyfriar’s Church in Leicester, under a local council car park. The skeleton was that of Richard III, buried in the church in August 1485 following his death at the battle of Bosworth.

Hear of the latest work and learn how historical and archaeological evidence has uncovered the potential sequence of events leading to the last moments and death of Richard III.

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