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Richard III Dig Site May Also Hold Beheaded Friars
2013-07-10 07:16:36

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As work continues at the Grey Friars church dig site where University of Leicester archaeologists earlier discovered the remains of King Richard III, excavators are hoping to uncover a more gruesome burial. A group of friars who were beheaded for treason by King Henry IV in 1402 may have been buried at the church site, some 80 years before Richard III was hastily buried with neither coffin nor shroud. While researchers were...

Leicester Interns Unearth Medieval Artifacts At Richard III Dig Site
2013-07-09 06:19:06

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Just a few days into a month-long excavation of Grey Friars church in Leicester, where University of Leicester researchers uncovered the grave of King Richard III last September, university interns have already found some interesting artifacts. Year 12 intern Emma Link and archaeology undergraduate Claire Calver have just begun work at the dig site and have already unearthed some medieval remains. As part of their work at the...

Archaeologists Begin New Dig At Richard III Burial Site
2013-07-02 06:29:08

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nearly five months since remains found in a car park in Leicester, England were proven to be those of Richard III, a new study is being undertaken by researchers at University of Leicester to shed new light on the final resting place of the fallen king. Experts plan to spend the next several weeks carefully digging up the burial spot at the site of the once erect Grey Friars church in hopes of revealing much more about the...

2013-06-27 23:35:16

5th Annual Martinis 4 Mutts Benefit for Last chance Animal Rescue to be held Saturday Evening in Southampton. The event will be hosted by Real Housewives of New York Star and animal lover, Sonja Morgan from 6-9 pm at Seasons of Southampton. Hamptons, New York (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 HAMPTONS MEDIA ALERT: Last Chance Animal Rescue will be hosting their 5th Annual Martinis 4 Mutts event at Season of Southampton (15 Prospect Street, Southampton) this Saturday, June 29th from 6-9PM. The event...

2013-06-25 23:02:05

Last Chance Animal Rescue will be hosting their 5th Annual Martinis 4 Mutts. The event will be hosted by Real Housewives of New York and animal lover, Sonja Morgan on June 29th, 2013. East Hampton (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Last Chance Animal Rescue will be hosting their 5th Annual Martinis 4 Mutts event at Season of Southampton (15 Prospect Street, Southampton) this Saturday, June 29th from 6-9PM. The event will be hosted by Real Housewives of New York and animal lover, Sonja Morgan. Bull Dog...

2013-06-18 23:17:44

For The First Time In 131 Years, A Swedish Company Has Become A Sponsor Of Oxford City Football Club Oxford, UK (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 President of Oxford City FC Thomas Anthony Guerriero announced that Ateco (http://www.ateco.se) has become their first sponsor from Sweden in the club´s long history. Guerriero stated, “The Oxford name is an internationally recognized brand and at Oxford City FC we are focused on bringing global awareness of our club and the marketing...


Latest Local government in England Reference Libraries

Tamworth Pig
2014-09-02 10:41:13

The Tamworth pig, also known as the Tam or sandy back pig, is a breed of domestic pig that originated from the United Kingdom. It was first developed in Tamworth, Staffordshire in 1812 after a herd of pigs belonging to Sir Robert Peel was crossbred with pigs known as Irish grazers. It was later refined in Staffordshire and number of other regions including Leicestershire and Warwickshire. It is one of the oldest breeds in the United Kingdom and one of the least interbred, so it is highly...

Canvey Island Monster
2013-08-01 12:07:38

In November 1953, a carcass of a strange looking creature washed up on the shore of Canvey Island, England. Another carcass was found in August 1954. The Canvey Island Monster was the name given to this creature. The 1953 carcass was 2.4 feet in length with bulging eyes, gills, and thick reddish brown skin. Its feet were shaped like a horseshoe with five toes, but lacked arms and hands. The remains were considered no threat so it was cremated. The second carcass was similar in looks but...

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