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The Search Begins for a Slain King

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The Search Begins for a Slain King

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The chances of finding King Richard were a million to one, but within days archaeologists uncover human remains that may be those of the missing monarch.

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It took more than 500 years to find the remains of King Richard III, and for those who discovered him, the months spent proving his identity felt just as long. Follow the remarkable 2012 story from the history-making excavation of a city parking lot, to the battery of tests that followed. From skeletal analysis, to CT scans, to DNA profiling, join scientists as they unlock the skeleton's secrets and confirm the true identity. The clues they discover may reveal what really happened in the King's final, grisly moments.

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