This is really interesting news! Apparently, the University of Leicester “… has begun one of the most exciting archaeological investigations it has ever carried out. No less than a search for the bodily remains of the last Plantagenet King – Richard III – killed at the Battle of Bosworth.”
For more information as well as updates about the search please click here.
Finally, here is an article about the dig from the newspaper, This is Leicester. Also, if you are interested in learning more about the Richard III Society you can visit their official Facebook page here.
And, finally here is a mini-documentary about Richard III.
Well, it is back to work for His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco. Recently, the sovereign prince participated in an important meeting with his “… Cabinet advisors…” at Rocagel. And, that’s it. 🙂
In other news, on September 2-3, 2012, the Palais Princier de Monaco host a special exhibition in commemoration of the 68th anniversary of the liberation of Monaco.
The exhibition — which showcases vehicles, weapons, clothes and other unique items — will be free of charge to visitors. Also, on September 2, Prince Albert II will host a gala ball “… in honor of the liberation of Monaco…”
For more information about this latest news please click here.
Sources and photo courtesy of: Palais Princier de Monaco and Riviera Times
On this day in Hawaiian royal family history a gala ball was to take place in honor of Her Majesty Queen Lili`okalani’s birthday. Sadly, it was not to be. Click here to find out why as well as to view a rare photo from ‘Iolani Palace. 🙂