12 Places Associated with King Richard III

Fleeting Glimpse

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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