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Plaque Commemorating Richard III, Bow Bridge
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Plaque Commemorating Richard III, Bow Bridge

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Julie Thomson
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Plaque Commemorating Richard III, Bow Bridge
Richard III
Plaque commemorating Richard III, Bow Bridge
1/4 Glass plate negative
Lumbers 126.1962

Negatives Collection, Leicestershire Record Office

The memorial plaque refers to the long held belief that the remains of Richard III were thrown into the River Soar at this location. This was finally proven false in 2012 with the discovery of his remains in Greyfriars.
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