On ReInventLaw – London – Oxford – Glasgow and meeting friends!

On ReInventLaw – London – Oxford – Glasgow and meeting friends! Last month, I had the chance to speak at ReInvent Law in London and to travel to Oxford and Glasgow. I had been looking forward to this trip for a long time and not just because of the conference. This trip would give me […]

Part 3: King Richard III: Ruthless Ruler? Yes. Regicide? No.

Part 3: King Richard III: Ruthless Ruler? Yes. Regicide? No. It is time to conclude this mini-series on the cold case of the Princes in the Tower and whether their uncle, King Richard III, is justly accused of being their murderer. While I was pondering whether to discuss some more books that I read or, […]

It is King Richard III

It is King Richard III. It has now been confirmed that indeed the skeleton found beneath a parking lot is his. Richard’s remains were said to have been buried in Greyfriars church, Leicester. But this church was lost until archaeologists excavated a car park and discovered medieval remains. Victorian foundations had almost destroyed the entire grave and […]

Part 2: King Richard III: Ruthless Ruler? Yes. Regicide? No.

Part 2: King Richard III: Ruthless Ruler? Yes. Regicide? No. In part 1, I have tried to explain in very general terms why I do not think that King Richard III is guilty of regicide. There are many open questions left. I cannot answer all of them and will not even try. Again, I am not […]