See Richard III’s reinterment again….

The Sun newspaper has provided a list of productions that are are featured in Britbox’s February listings. If you go to the link and then to February 18, you’ll see that Richard III gets a look-in: “….Richard III: The Burial of the King (2015) The extraordinary journey of Richard III, from car park to cathedral, culminates… Continue reading See Richard III’s reinterment again….

Devon Roses

Devon Roses 2019 catalogue number R16 To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Devon & Cornwall branch of the Richard III Society Songs recorded from 2015 to 2019 at Rock Lee & Other World Studios   The lady singers of the Legendary Ten Seconds: Elaine Churchward vocals Jules Jones vocals Pippa West vocals Bridgit England… Continue reading Devon Roses

The inspiration for Richard III’s rosary….

The following article and extract are from Nerdalicious:   “ ‘In the nineteenth century the Clare Cross was found in the castle ruins. It’s actually a reliquary, containing a fragment of the True Cross, and it was probably made soon after 1450  so probably it belonged to Richard III’s mother. For that reason, when I… Continue reading The inspiration for Richard III’s rosary….

Archbishop of Canterbury found Richard’s funeral a slightly surreal experience….

“Ahead of his three-day visit to Leicester, the Archbishop of Canterbury talks about the burial of King Richard III, his last major visit in the city, in 2015. “The remains of King Richard III was reburied after his remains were found below a car park in 2012. “The right-reverend Justin Welby led the service and… Continue reading Archbishop of Canterbury found Richard’s funeral a slightly surreal experience….

A view of Richard and Leicester – all the way from Lahore….

It is always interesting to find out how Richard’s discovery and reinterment, and the effect upon Leicester, is viewed from afar. In this case, Lahore. Mind you, I’m not sure Leicester will appreciate being situated “in the North of London”!

Richard III’s Book of Hours – Digitized, Online and Available to All

“I think miracles exist in part as gifts and in part as clues that there is something beyond the flat world we see. ~Peggy Noonan Leicester Cathedral and its project supporters (angels?) have done something wonderful and generous: they have digitized Richard III’s “Book of Hours” and posted it on the cathedral’s website. What’s so… Continue reading Richard III’s Book of Hours – Digitized, Online and Available to All

Like father, like son …

(by Matthew Lewis, originally published in History Today): http://www.historyextra.com/article/feature/father-son-richard-plantagenet-and-richard-iii?utm_source=Facebook+referral&utm_medium=Facebook.com&utm_campaign=Bitly    

An interactive 3D tour of Richard’s place in that car park….

The Ricardian news today is in a great many national newspapers, and concerns a 3D interactive exploration of Richard’s resting place – the car park, not the cathedral. I don’t know how many of you would wish to see this, but I don’t, because it’s too sad to be reminded of what happened to him.… Continue reading An interactive 3D tour of Richard’s place in that car park….

A much overlooked landmark

Those of you who attended part of Richard III’s reburial week, or visited St. Martin’s Cathedral and the Visitors’ Centre subsequently, may have wandered off into the east of the city centre along Cank Street, Silver Street by the old arcades, or even the High Street, past. At the end of High Street, into which… Continue reading A much overlooked landmark