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Tuesday, 3 November 2015, 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Museum of London

The King in the Car Park: The Discovery and Identification of Richard III

Professor Kevin Schurer


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This lecture will focus on discussion of the archaeological dig, how this progressed, and the archaeological evidence for the remains being those of Richard. I will then move on to the lab-based work (radio carbon, isotropic analysis, scoliosis investigation, battle wounds, etc), and consider the DNA analysis and the search for living relatives and the reconstruction of Richard's kin network. I will end with an overall assessment of the evidence, taken together, of the remains being those of Richard III.

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Professor Schurer is Pro-Vice Chancellor at the University of Leicester. He is an Academician of the Academy for the Social Sciences, a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society and the Royal Geographical Society, and a Senior Member of Wolfson College, Cambridge.

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3 November 2015

The King in the Car Park: The Discovery and Identification of Richard III
Professor Kevin Schurer

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