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A coffin-within-a-coffin discovered close to the remains of King Richard III contained an elderly woman who may have been an early church benefactor, archaeologists have announced.
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On a recent forensic investigation, being filmed for a documentary by the University of Leicester, investigators identified what looks to be Richard III's deathblow – a sword thrust from the base of the neck up to the head.
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Shown alongside Leonardo's manuscript will be artworks by artists who shared aspects of his practices PHOENIX, Dec.
University of Leicester researchers work with Avacta Animal Health Ltd to develop novel system for diagnosing lymphoma in dogs .
Richard III was popularized in Shakespearean literature as a hunchback, and now everyone can explore the true shape of one of history’s most famous spinal columns, as University of Leicester scientists, employing the help of multimedia experts, have created a 3D model of Richard III’s spine.
Last summer architects began drawing up plans for a raised tomb that would house the remains of King Richard III, whose remains were unearthed in late 2012 and later removed from underneath a car park in Leicester, England last year.
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The remains of Richard III, which were first discovered underneath a car park in Leicester, UK last August, came very close to being destroyed, said archaeologists who were part of this year’s dig at the site.
The English Leicester, known by many other names including the Leicester, the improved Leicester, and the Leicester longwool, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in England during the eighteenth century by Robert Bakewell. It was one of the first purebred sheep breeds to be introduced into Australia and is one of a few remaining pure sheep breeds. Today, it can be found in many areas including the United States, New Zealand, and Great Britain. The English Leicester holds strong...
The Coopworth sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in New Zealand during the twentieth century. A group of researchers working at Lincoln University began studying the Border Leicester crossbreed, and later the Romney -Border Leicester crossbreed, in hopes of developing ewes that would have a higher reproduction rate. Early results showed some promise, with an increase in lambing of up to thirty percent, which caused the researchers to question whether Border Leicester...
The border Leicester is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in England in 1767. The breed was named after the area in which it was developed and from the foundation stock of Dishley Leicester that was used in its development. It became a common breed in the United Kingdom by the nineteenth century and it has been exported to other countries including the United State, Canada, India, South Africa, Japan, Russia, and Australia. The border Leicester varies in weight depending upon the...
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