🎧 Richard III: How to find a Lost King
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In August 1485, King Richard III was killed at the Battle of Bosworth. In 2012, having been lost for over 500 years, the remains of King Richard III were discovered beneath a car park in Leicester.
Joining Dan on the podcast today is the very person who led that successful search to locate the grave of King Richard III. Following seven and a half years of enquiry, Philippa Langley identified the likely location of the church and grave, instructing exhumation of the human remains uncovered in that exact location.
Philippa shares the adventure that marked the first search for the lost grave of an anointed King of England.
This episode was produced by Mariana Des Forges, the audio editor was Dougal Patmore.
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