Friday, March 27, 2015

Richard was laid to rest yesterday, March 26, 2015. "May he rest in Peace, and rise in Glory."

Richard was laid to rest yesterday, March 26, 2015. "May he rest in Peace, and rise in Glory."

He received full page coverage from the New York Times and an excellent article entitled "Richard's Rock-Star Burial" from the Daily Beast. Here are the links:

The Daily Beast: ""There is, by contrast, ample evidence that he was in fact a fair king, a “good lord” as the contemporary historian John Rous described him. He was also the king who invented the first form of legal aid so that the poor could have access to justice, and he was also the last British king to die in combat, so we know he never asked his soldiers to face risks he was unprepared to face himself. Can we say that about any revered leader of modern times?" Read full article here:

Thursday, December 4, 2014


Richard III's DNA results are in with some tantalizing findings - among them a "break" in the line of the paternity of English kings. Evidently someone on the throne (not necessarily Richard) didn’t belong there. The next step – so scientists say – is to determine where the break occurred. Richard, it seems, is still making trouble for the Tudors after five hundred years! Ah, History, what secrets lie buried in thy bosom...

For an excellent and detailed report, see here

For more, see:

Richard’s DNA Throws up Infidelty Surprise

Richard’s DNA Report Shows British Royal Family May Not have Royal Bloodline

Richard III: DNA Analysis on Remains Raises Questions Over Royal Succession

Richard’s DNA Shows Tudors May Have No Claim to the Throne

Thursday, October 2, 2014

For Richard III, on his birthday, October 2nd.

For Richard III, on his birthday, October 2nd.-
"He rooted out the slothful officer
Or guilty, which for bribe had winked at wrong,
... and moving everywhere
Cleared the dark places and let in the law."

---Lord Alfred Tennyson's Idyll's of the King

Friday, August 22, 2014

Rest in Peace, King Richard III, champion of the poor, grandfather of democracy, who fell this day in 1485 on Bosworth Field.