Forensics shed light on Richard III’s trauma

The monarch’s skeleton, discovered under a car park two years ago, was identified as Richard by a multidisciplinary team from the University of Leicester.

Now forensic pathologists from the university have put his bones through whole-body CT scans and other imaging to analyse the trauma he incurred during the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485.

The scientists confirmed the skeleton had severe scoliosis of the