2012 Medieval Year in Review: News

2012review1There was a lot going on in the news regarding the middle ages this year. Viking massacres, Viking shipwrecks, medieval vampires, and even medieval underwear. But the hottest news of the year came out of a car park in Leicester. Instead of re-hashing all the stories I will list a few and hit the ones that had the most impact.

Here are some of the interesting medieval stories from 2012:

Oh and that car park in Leicester, it just might hold the remains of King Richard III himself! The remains they found are still undergoing DNA testing and the results should be out in early 2013. Below are some links to the story and a video of the press conference.

Richard III Press Conference 12 Sep 2012 – 35 minutes

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