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Leicester in Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
 

Richard III

 
 
Richard III Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 12, 2018
1. Richard III Marker
Inscription.
Richard III
King of England
1483   1485

Born Fotheringham
A Good Lawmaker for the Ease and
Solace of the Common People
2 October 1452

Killed Bosworth
22   August   1485
Piteously Slain Fighting Manfully
In the Thickest Press of His Enemies
Buried in Leicester

This statue by James Butler Raymond
is a Gift to the City of Leicester
from Members of the Richard III Society
and Others Throughout the World
Patron of the Appeal Fund
His Grace The Duke of Rutland
Unveiled 31 July 1980 by
HRH Princess Alice
Duchess of Gloucester
on behalf of
HRH The Duke of Gloucester

 
Erected 1980.
 
Location. 52° 38.06′ N, 1° 8.186′ W. Marker is in Leicester, England, in Leicestershire. Marker is at the intersection of New Street and St Martins, on the right when traveling north on New Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leicester, England LE1 5DB, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Agnes Archer Evans (a few steps from this marker); Alderman Newton’s School (a few steps from this marker);
Richard III Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 12, 2018
2. Richard III Marker
Church of the Greyfriars (within shouting distance of this marker); Guildhall (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Weather Vane (about 90 meters away); Leicester Automaton Clock (about 90 meters away); Restoration of Leicester Guildhall (about 90 meters away); The Globe (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leicester.
 
Also see . . .  King Richard III of England. (Submitted on September 1, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
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Richard III Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 12, 2018
3. Richard III Marker
Richard III Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 12, 2018
4. Richard III Marker
Richard III Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 12, 2018
5. Richard III Marker
The Tomb of King Richard III in Leicester Cathedral image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 12, 2018
6. The Tomb of King Richard III in Leicester Cathedral
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 1, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 1, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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