Hats off to Richard III who, last week, surprised us again. The discovery last year of the King in the Car Park gave us fascinating insights: he wasn’t a hunchback, but he was killed in battle by blows to the head; he may even have been handsome with fair hair and blue eyes. But last week was the most astonishing yet, with the news revealed by his DNA that there was infidelity in the bloodline – and so our royals might not be royal at all.
Last week, the genealogy of Richard III was headline news across the world. Analysis of Richard’s DNA suggested there had been a break in the male line, somewhere in the generations before or possibly since.… Seguir leyendo »