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    Richard the III has been found !

    So the DNA test have confirmed they have found the body of one of historys most infamous monarchs

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england...shire-21063882

    Though what i dont get is why did they bury such a famous king underneath a car park

    Though on a serious note surely Richard the III is one of historys most slandered and misunderstood monarchs who was treated badly by tudor propaganda

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    Quote Originally Posted by Combooticus View Post
    Though what i dont get is why did they bury such a famous king underneath a car park
    He was buried in a church. The car park was built over him...

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    Quote Originally Posted by semaphore View Post
    He was buried in a church. The car park was built over him...
    Are you sure? I'm pretty sure they had car parks back in 1485 semaphore...
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    Quote Originally Posted by vizzle View Post
    Are you sure? I'm pretty sure they had car parks back in 1485 semaphore...
    Back then they called them horseless carriage metal demon-parks

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    There is a program going int the details on Channel 4 at 9.

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    Quote Originally Posted by semaphore View Post
    He was buried in a church. The car park was built over him...
    Well i was being a bit silly but as a huge history buff this sort of thing interests me greatly

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    Quote Originally Posted by vizzle View Post
    Are you sure? I'm pretty sure they had car parks back in 1485 semaphore...
    !!

    Clearly cars were symbols of power, so the victors buried defeated kings under car parks! The symbolism all makes sense now!

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    Quote Originally Posted by vizzle View Post
    Are you sure? I'm pretty sure they had car parks back in 1485 semaphore...
    Citation needed. I decided to research ze topic but I cant find anything on wikipedia about when car parks were invented after having read ze first three or four words in ze first sentence of each paragraph.

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    Awesome they found his body, shame his name means something else in cockney rhyming slang.
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    I had a HUNCH it would be him

    Waka waka lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Everything Nice View Post
    Citation needed. I decided to research ze topic but I cant find anything on wikipedia about when car parks were invented after having read ze first three or four words in ze first sentence of each paragraph.

    ze ze ze! stop it!

    anyway, was richard the 3 the lionheart? or was the richard I? i cant keep up with all this, the royal family really needs to start using more names.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RICH1471 View Post
    Awesome they found his body, shame his name means something else in cockney rhyming slang.
    They found a turd under a carpark

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    Richard (aka Richard III) was a great king (do not listen to the Tudor propaganda). It is good that he has been discoverd, now he can be interred with honour.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pvt Hudson View Post
    They found a turd under a carpark
    Why not? There were plenty on the surface.

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    Quote Originally Posted by peggleftw View Post
    ze ze ze! stop it!

    anyway, was richard the 3 the lionheart? or was the richard I? i cant keep up with all this, the royal family really needs to start using more names.
    3 was the hunchbacked villain (apparently). Richard the first was the Lionheart.
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    Quote Originally Posted by peggleftw View Post
    ze ze ze! stop it!

    anyway, was richard the 3 the lionheart?
    He's ze one who (apparently) killed ze princes in ze tower.

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    Richard III was the "hunchback". He was killed at Bosworth Fields in August 1485, ending the Wars of the Roses between the Houses of Lancaster and York and beginning the reign of the Tudors
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    Quote Originally Posted by Butler Log View Post
    Richard III was the "hunchback". He was killed at Bosworth Fields, ending the Wars of the Roses between the Houses of Lancaster and York and beginning the reign of the Tudors
    And proving once and for all, they are all crazy up north.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RICH1471 View Post
    And proving once and for all, they are all crazy up north.
    Yep we're nutty all right, but not as nutty as those who live down south.

    War of the roses, such a bloody historical time in Englands history.
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    Still yet I wonder; What is the significance of him being buried under a car park? Was it intentional? Was he put there by his enemies? Did they tell him he'd sleep under the the dripping oil of a Renault? WHO COULD HAVE LET THIS HAPPEN??

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    A bloody historical time AND a historical bloody time

    Probably not as bad as the Civil War though.

    Did they tell him he'd sleep under the the dripping oil of a Renault?
    A French car pissing on the grave of an English king? There's definitely some symbolism there (especially as the Tudors were living in France before the invasion that led to the battle at Bosworth)
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