The Wallace Collection

Talks and Lectures

Lecture: 'Killed the Boar; Shaved his Head': The Violent Death of King Richard III

Thursday 19th September, 2013

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Price: Admission Free

Ages: All Ages

Lecturer: Tobias Capwell & Bob Savage 

Curator of Arms and Armour Tobias Capwell talks to Bob Woosnam-Savage, Curator of European Edged Weapons at the Royal Armouries, about his role on the research team investigating the recently discovered skeleton of King Richard III. An international authority on medieval weapons, their uses and effects, Bob is one of only a small handful of specialists who have handled the bones of the last Plantagenet King. He will be discussing some of his initial conclusions and answering questions about the ongoing research project at Leicester.