Original┬átext from: http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2013/feb/05/king-richard-iii-face-recreated Richard III’s face was reconstructed from scans of a skull, newly confirmed as that of the last Plantagenet king. Photograph: Andrew Winning/Reuters The face of a thin-lipped, bright-eyed man, with a truculent jaw ready to confront whatever bad news comes next, has been recreated from the male skull discovered under a Leicester car park, newly confirmed as the last Plantagenet king, Richard III. The monarch was only 32 when he died on the Bosworth battlefield on 22 August 1485, but the reconstructed face appears much younger. He may not live up to the crook-backed psychopath of Shakespeare’s Tudor propaganda, but he does look a tough character not Continue Reading