The Templar Knight


The fight over the body of King Richard III

Leicester and York vied to bury the remains of King Richard III and in the end Leicester, where his body was found, prevailed

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Richard III in Leicester

I was in Leicester last week and came across this statue of Richard III who was killed at the Battle of Bosworth nearby. His skeleton has recently been discovered under a car park, as I blogged previously.

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Bits of a Roman bath in a medieval English church

Sometimes a historical site can be initially very confusing and making sense of it requires a little bit of detective work. I was in Leicester – in central England – last week. It’s a city that was hugely important in…

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