Now a major film with Sally Hawkins and Steve Coogan, Philippa Langley’s remarkable story tells how she found the grave of history’s most controversial monarch under a car park in Leicester. She refused to be ignored and took on the country’s most eminent historians, forcing them to think again. Philippa comes to Melrose to tell us how she solved a five hundred year-old mystery and forced history books to be rewritten. Alongside her story, Michael Jones has written of the war, the battle where King Richard died and his posthumous reputation. “It reads like an up-all-night thriller’, wrote the Mail on Sunday.Photo © Dave Hogan
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