Thursday, March 26, 2015

Reburial Of Richard The IIIrd's Remains...

...took place yesterday:

"Benedict Cumberbatch, the actor, will read a 14-line poem at the service.

Cumberbatch is Richard III's third cousin 16 times removed, according to researchers at the University of Leicester who said around 13 million others share that connection with the fallen monarch."

Third cousin 16 times removed? Get your head around that one. If he was anything like most monarchs of those days, he also has millions of descendants through all the illegitimate children he fathered.

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