King Under The Car Park

Archeologists who unearthed Richard III tell their story in writing.

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King Richard's rise from the grave put into words

The archaeologists who unearthed and identified the remains of King Richard III under a Leicester city-centre car park, have written a book about the events surrounding the excavation.

The face of Richard III, made possible after scans were taken from his skeletal remains... Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Richard Buckley and Matthew Morris made the discovery after joining forces with Leicester County Council, and the book, entitled 'The King Under The Car Park', is set to tell the full story.

From the events leading to his death, right up to how they identified his skeletal remains, Matthew says: "The book reads like a detective story because it all happened like a detective story".

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