Grey Friar


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a Roman Catholic friar wearing the grey habit of the Franciscan order

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University of Leicester Archaeological Services have applied to the Ministry of Justice for an exhumation licence and to Leicester City Council to extend their dig to discover more about the Church of the Grey Friars where King Richard III was buried.
An excavation there uncovered walls and other structures of Grey Friars church, where Richard III was buried after his ignominious death on August 22,1485, in the Battle of Bosworth.
Experts from the University of Leicester unearthed the monarch from the remains of the choir of the Grey Friars Church during a dig last September.
It was found in the same area of what was Grey Friars church, where Richard III was recorded to have been buried after his death at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485.
It was found in the same area of what was Grey Friars church where Richard III was recorded to have been buried after his death at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485.
Now the Richard III society believe they have discovered the remains of King Richard on the site of Grey Friars Church, Leicester, allegedly killed by the "Welsh" Henry Tudor, later King Henry VII.
Sir Michael Stoute should be able to register a two-year-old success with King Adam in the EBF Grey Friars Maiden Stakes (4.
Step forward Margaret Hoare, the only woman member of Hampshire's Grey Friars Fishing Club.
Archaeologists discovered the remains in what is thought to be the choir of the Grey Friars church, which is suggested in historical records to be the spot where the monarch was buried.
It was found in what is believed to be the choir of the Grey Friars church.
A team from the University of Leicester found the bones beneath the site of the Grey Friars church in Leicester.
A Cardiff council spokesman said: "Cardiff council is installing a 24-hour taxi rank shelter on Grey friars Road, near Capital Tower for the convenience of passengers, and to assist in promoting that location as a focus for taxis to the north of Queen Street.
Based on real life events, later reworked as a book by American author Eleanor Atkinson, The Adventures Of Grey friars Bobby is a rather twee family feature about a terrier whose courage and devotion enthralled 19th century Scotland.
ON a mixed codes Donny festival Bob Turnell's enigmatic Birds Nest 3-1, given a masterly ride by Andy Turnell, proves too smart on the day for the mighty Sea Pigeon 6-4 fav, (R Barry) to land the Grey Friars Hurdle.
He gave the stone for the building of the Church of the Grey Friars in 1353.