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The Bones of King Richard III

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Songbird, Feb 4, 2013.

  1. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Found in the earth beneath a parking lot after 500-plus years.


    Gives hope to the Hoffa family in the year, oh, 2475.

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  2. joe king

    joe king Active Member

    So does that make this the winter of our discontent?
  3. albert77

    albert77 Well-Known Member

    This is all well and good, but I'm still waiting for the remains of the Princes in the Tower to turn up.
  4. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    This is either the worst sequel to Evil Dead ever or the best sequel to the Quartermas Pit ever.

    If they find dead giant crickets, we're fucked.
  5. ColdCat

    ColdCat Well-Known Member

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  6. Shoeless Joe

    Shoeless Joe Active Member

    I saw that yesterday where they did the facial reconstruction and thought it was pretty cool.
  7. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    “And thus I clothe my naked villainy
    With odd, old ends stol'n out of holy writ,
    And seem a saint, when most I play the devil.”
  8. KJIM

    KJIM Well-Known Member

    It really is an amazing story.
  9. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

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  10. Monday Morning Sportswriter

    Monday Morning Sportswriter Well-Known Member

  11. Ronnie "Z-Man" Barzell

    Ronnie "Z-Man" Barzell Active Member

    I'm assuming that they didn't find any horse bones nearby...
  12. Shoeless Joe

    Shoeless Joe Active Member

    It's things like this that fascinate me about history. Even if it's a cup or a fork that is unearthed after centuries, I like to imagine what the person to whom it belonged did in their daily lives, using it a breakfast or supper no different than myself. When bones are unearthed it gives a real sense of reaching back across time. Here was a major historical figure - a king no less - whose death was well documented a significant shift in history, and how many thousands of people walked or more recently parked their cars right over top of his remains for 500 years without even knowing it?
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