Good research and archaeology pay off

One of the great things about history and archaeology is when things that are known in the historic record can be verified by actual physical evidence.  But often the evidence simply cannot be found for historic events, even as historians and archaeologists have searched for years.

But sometimes, careful research (with a bit of luck) pays off.

Researchers in Britain have found the long-lost grave of King Richard III, the Plantagenet monarch long slandered by his Tudor successors (and by none other than William Shakespeare as well).

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