Living conditions in England during medieval times were fat better than previously believed, according to Warwick University.
Tests on the bones of Richard III, whose remains were recently found in a Leicester car park, revealed that he had a high-protein diet. This confirmed suspicions of his high status.
The average income in medieval times was twice the rate today in the world's poorest nations.
Relatives of Richard III, whose body was unearthed in Leicester, have won the right to challenge plans to rebury his remains in the city.
A facial reconstruction of King Richard III is on display today in Leicester's Guildhall on the first stop of a nationwide tour.
Members of the Richard III Society and other dignitaries held a rose-laying ceremony today at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre.