The discovery of King Richard III’s remains during an archaeological excavation in 2012 was a world-wide sensation, a 500 year old missing persons case bought to life through modern archaeological and forensic investigation. In Richard III: The king under the car park, Mathew Morris, one of the lead archaeologists on the Grey Friars Project, will reveal how this amazing discovery was made, show how archaeologists knew where to look and what was found during the excavation, and taking a close look at how forensic scientists were able to successfully identify 500 year old skeletal remains as Richard III, the last Plantagenet king of England (d.1485). This talk was presented on Facebook Live and the recording is available to view here is external).

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