Shakespearean histories http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/30324/all en Face of Richard III, England's "king in the car park", revealed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/face-richard-iii-englands-king-the-car-park-revealed <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* 3D facial reconstruction based on scan of skull</p> <p>* King's bones found under car park in central England</p> <p>* Richard III cast by Shakespeare as monster</p> <p>By Michael Holden</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 5 (Reuters) - With a large chin, a prominent slightly arched nose and delicate lips, the "face" of England's King Richard III was unveiled on Tuesday, a day after researchers confirmed his remains had finally been found after 500 years.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/face-richard-iii-englands-king-the-car-park-revealed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment House of Plantagenet Richard Plantagenet Royalty Shakespearean histories Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 16:00:58 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5746538 at http://www.globalpost.com Shaking Shakespeare: Richard III was no hunchback after all http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140529/shaking-shakespeare-richard-iii-was-no-hunchback-after-all <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Will Dunham</p> <p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - William Shakespeare excoriated Richard III, the last king of England to die in battle more than 500 years ago, with vibrant verbiage: a "foul bunch-back'd toad," "deformed, unfinish'd" and a hunchback so ugly that dogs barked as he passed by.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140529/shaking-shakespeare-richard-iii-was-no-hunchback-after-all" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Medicine Royalty Shakespearean histories Technology William Shakespeare Thomson Reuters Fri, 30 May 2014 03:49:27 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6161805 at http://www.globalpost.com