Tag Archives: Richard III

Visiting Richard III in Leicester

If you are an Anglophile and/or history buff (both of which I am) and you haven’t read The King’s Grave, by Philippa Langley and Michael Jones, put it on your reading list. Ever since Richard III – or what was left … Continue reading

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tidbits of UK travel news

From the London Independent.  A (very) modest hotel in Wales scores for customer service. Even thrifty old me could afford to stay here! I wonder how far in advance one needs to book? And here are a few ideas for … Continue reading

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Where to bury Richard?

From London Independent. Dueling factions are fighting over where the recently found remains of Richard III should be interred. Gives a new definition for “remains to be seen”. (Sorry).

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