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February 4, 2013
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Jo Appleby, a lecturer in Human Bioarchaeology, at University of Leicester, School of Archaeology and Ancient History, who led the exhumation of the remains found during a dig at a Leicester car park, speaks at the university Monday Feb. 4, 2013. Tests have established that a skeleton found , including this skull, are “beyond reasonable doubt” the long lost remains of England’s King Richard III, missing for 500 years.

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Jo Appleby, a lecturer in Human Bioarchaeology, at University of Leicester, School of Archaeology and Ancient History, who led the exhumation of the remains found during a dig at a Leicester car park, speaks at the university Monday Feb. 4, 2013. Tests have established that a skeleton found , including this skull, are “beyond reasonable doubt” the long lost remains of England’s King Richard III, missing for 500 years.

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Michael Ibsen, a descendant of England’s King Richard III, from whom DNA samples were taken, listens during a press conference Monday Feb. 4, 2013 at the University of Leicester Council Chamber building, regarding the exhumation of the remains found during a dig at a Leicester car park. Tests have established that a skeleton found are “beyond reasonable doubt” the long lost remains of King Richard III, missing for 500 years.

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Jo Appleby, a lecturer in Human Bioarchaeology, at University of Leicester, School of Archaeology and Ancient History, who led the exhumation of the remains found during a dig at a Leicester car park, gestures at the university Monday Feb. 4, 2013. Tests have established that a skeleton found , including this skull, are “beyond reasonable doubt” the long lost remains of England’s King Richard III, missing for 500 years.

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Undated photo made available by the University of Leicester, England, Monday Feb. 4 2013 of the remains found underneath a car park last September at the Grey Friars excavation in Leicester, which have been declared Monday “beyond reasonable doubt” to be the long lost remains of England’s King Richard III, missing for 500 years. Richard was immortalized in a play by Shakespeare as a hunchbacked usurper who left a trail of bodies including those of his two young nephews, murdered in the Tower of London on his way to the throne.

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Undated photo made available by the University of Leicester, England, Monday Feb. 4 2013 of the remains found underneath a car park last September at the Grey Friars excavation in Leicester, which have been declared Monday “beyond reasonable doubt” to be the long lost remains of England’s King Richard III, missing for 500 years. Richard was immortalized in a play by Shakespeare as a hunchbacked usurper who left a trail of bodies � including those of his two young nephews, murdered in the Tower of London � on his way to the throne.

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A general view of a memorial stone to King Richard III, inside Leicester Cathedral, England, Monday Feb. 4, 2013. Leicester University declared Monday that the remains found underneath a car park last September at the Grey Friars excavation in Leicester, were “beyond reasonable doubt” to be the long lost remains of England’s King Richard III, missing for 500 years. Richard was immortalized in a play by Shakespeare as a hunchbacked usurper who left a trail of bodies � including those of his two young nephews, murdered in the Tower of London � on his way to the throne.

University Leicester photo

Undated photo made available by the University of Leicester, England, Monday Feb. 4 2013 of remains found underneath a car park last September at the Grey Friars excavation in Leicester, which have been declared Monday “beyond reasonable doubt” to be the long lost remains of England’s King Richard III, missing for 500 years. Richard was immortalized in a play by Shakespeare as a hunchbacked usurper who left a trail of bodies � including those of his two young nephews, murdered in the Tower of London � on his way to the throne.