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A sword or the "top spike of a bill or halberd" caused a major sharp force trauma to the base of the English monarch's skull according to School of Archaeology and Ancient Histor and the East Midlands Forensic Pathology Unit.
The English city of York has long loved Richard III, as highlighted by a 600-year-old manuscript on display for the first time. Devotees of the king oppose plans to bury his recently discovered skeleton in Leicester, arguing he should rest in York.