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Many a true word spoken in jest


“The University of Leicester is planning to change its name to capitalise on its discovery of the bones of Richard III.

The proposal will be debated by the university’s senate next month. 215 more words

Wednesday, 1st April 2015

It has been said that the English get their history from Shakespeare and their theology from Milton.* The reassessment of Richard III, since his discovery beneath the Leicester car park, proves that the first half of this adage is not (or no longer) wholly true. 181 more words


First Richard III, Now Shakespeare?

There’s a certain former British King causing something of a stir among the people of Leicester at the moment. He may have been dead for over 500 years but old… 348 more words