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The King In The Lab - The Unsanitary Lifestyle Of Richard III

Today’s blog focuses on another widely-reported discovery from Richard III’s skeletal remains: the presence of roundworms in his gravesite and the scientific theory that he suffered from an intestinal infection prior to death. 2,674 more words


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A nice story about the Foxes - Leicester City

Just in case you hadn’t heard, my home-town team Leicester City have won the English Premier League for the first time. They were tipped for relegation at the start of the season by most so-called experts and were 5,000-1 to win the title, longer odds than for the Loch Ness Monster to be discovered. 80 more words


The Charms and Tribulations of Edward IV in Raymond's 'History of England'

Edward IV has a reputation for being the best-looking King of England, twice restoring peace. His tall, fair and handsome looks certainly contrasted with his predecessor, Henry VI. 1,073 more words

Richard III and 'King Power'!

Being totally uninterested in football, it’s not like me to wait on tenterhooks for a match result – but that’s what happened last night, and now I’m absolutely delighted that Leicester City have just become champions of the Premier League. 454 more words

History Matters

Leicester City – the unexpected EPL Champions

Congratulations to Leicester City on winning the English Premier League title.  This morning, this was the first thing I read, when checking the overnight news on my phone.  1,116 more words

Dottie Tales

Richard the sporting inspiration (2)

Leicester City have finally clinched this season’s Premiership, despite having been in a relegation place at the time of Richard’s reburial, but his sporting influence clearly hasn’t stopped there. 25 more words


by Douglas Black    May 2, 2016

Gone is the winter of discontent for Leicester City, champions at long last.  The Premier Football League proverbial basement dwellers, who were considered so unlikely to even stay in the league a year ago that 5000-1 was the wager, yes that Leicester City, are finally champions. 150 more words