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King Richard III

Visitor center opens

26 Jul, 2014

The King Richard III Visitor Center opens in Leicester, England, at the site of his first grave. Visitors can see the story of his rise to power and how his defeat at Bosworth marked the beginning of the Tudor dynasty, along with a 3D replica of his bones. Center director Iain Gordon says:

We are looking forward to welcoming people from Leicester, and from all over the world, to learn more about the dramatic story of the king’s life, his brutal death at Bosworth Battlefield and the compelling story of his rediscovery.