Grey Friar

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

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Richard The team from University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS), based within the School of Archaeology and Ancient History, hope the new dig may help to uncover more details about Richard III's burial and its place within the Grey Friars church, as well as a much clearer picture of the church's layout, dimensions and architecture.
New excavations to study more about the disposal of his body will be carried out in July at the Grey Friars site.
Following extensive tests, Richard Buckley, dig project leader, said: "It is the academic conclusion that beyond reasonable doubt, the individual exhumed at Grey Friars in September 2011 is King Richard III - the last Plantagenet king of England.
A University of Leicester team led the search for the remains of the monarch, whose defeat in the Battle of Bosworth before he was later buried at Grey Friars church, Leicester, was the last act in the Wars of the Roses.
The scientific reconstruction was created by experts at Dundee University, based on a CT scan of the remains which were found in an archaeological dig in September in the choir of the Grey Friars Church in the city.
Travel Business Review-October 23, 2012--UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER - Key figures in Richard III search tell of 'huge shock' of skeleton discovery; Michael Ibsen and Dr John Ashdown-Hill recount their reactions to news of Grey Friars find(C)2012] ENPublishing - http://www.
Archaeologists at Grey Friars Church in Leicester, England, have unearthed the skeleton of an adult male they believe may be that of Richard, the last English king to die in combat, at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485.
Grey Friars will also be closed at the junction of Nicholas St, but the bollards at the junction of Grey Friars and Nuns Road will be removed to maintain access.
Caroline Sims is marketing manager at the four-star Park Plaza Hotel in Grey friars Road, Cardiff, which sells Doctor Who packages.
Peer down them as you wander the Royal Mile, along the George IV Bridge and past the poignant statue of Grey friars Bobby, the loyal Skye terrier, who, for 12 years, did not leave his master's grave until he died himself.
AGING CALLS UP all sorts of literary associations: from childhood's schoolroom, the spunky nonagenarian Barbara Frietchie ("Shoot if you must this old gray head, / But spare your country's flag, she said"), Colonel Newcome at Grey Friars almshouse, and those heartrending cakes (discovered in the juvenile florlegium, Our Bookhouse); from college, De senectute, which made old age sound pleasant and dignified, mad Lear and abandoned Goriot, the fifty-year-old sly pornographer Hofmann von Hofmannswaldau ("Mein Auge hat den alten Glanz verloren"), the wise Baron who owns the Rosenhaus in Stifter's soporific Nachsommer, the livelier and wittier Stechlin of Fontane's last novel.
The chronicler of the Grey Friars of London confirms the staged effect of the authorities' presence.
Sir Michael Stoute should be able to register a two-year-old success with King Adam in the EBF Grey Friars Maiden Stakes (4.
However, both scholars reserve judgement on the old contention that the Grey Friars were almost the only begetters of such poetry.
Through the centuries, other orders built near the cathedral: the Carmelite White Friars, the Franciscan Grey Friars, the Dominican Black Friars.