Category Archives: Richard III & Medieval Leicester

Blogs about Medieval Leicester

Greyfriars Church Leicester – The building beyond the bones?

See the updated reconstruction here and video here. There is understandably a great deal of interest and debate about the life and death of Richard III, the last Plantagenet King of England who was killed at the Battle of Bosworth in … Continue reading

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King Richard III – Its not just old bones – it’s Historic Urban Regeneration

As many throughout the UK now know our colleagues at the University of Leicester have discovered the remains of King Richard III, on a site in central Leicester called Greyfriars, named after the medieval monastic settlement that occupied it. The … Continue reading

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Fragments of Leicester

It’s always a pleasure to talk to enthusiastic heritage colleagues and I spent a couple of hours this morning at Phoenix Square (http://phoenix.org.uk/) with Stuart Bailey and Ben Ravilious from the Leicester Civic Society and the Friends of Jewry Wall … Continue reading

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