531 years ago today, King Richard III was killed in battle, fiercely and bravely fighting to defend his Kingship and realm. (I wrote a high level blog about it here)
In honour of King Richard, I give you 12 places that he would have known well, and/ or were associated with key moments in his short life. He was only 32 years old when he was killed, and what a turbulent, active, 32 years it was.
He is well known for the way that he died, but not many know about the events of life.
From the top left, working clockwise:
1.Church of St. Mary and All Saints, Fotheringhay, Northamptonshire – the Parish church in the township of Richard’s birth, the church his father completed, and the final resting place of his parents and brother. Richard acted as chief mourner, re-interring his father and brother in a solemn…
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