Reconstructing the Site of Richard III’s Last ‘Resting Place’ Before Bosworth

Posted by admin on Mar 17, 2015

A team from the University of Leicester has reconstructed models of the Blue Boar Inn — reputed to have housed King Richard III before the battle of Bosworth — following the discovery of a notebook in a private collection containing a measured survey of the iconic local timber framed building.

The survey was made shortly before the inn was demolished in 1836 by Henry Goddard, but was never drawn up and has remained forgotten for over 170 years.

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