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On finding the place in ruins, did he then ask his local guide where the tomb of the dead king was, and was told the tale of Lear?

He wrote: "Richard's monument was pulled down and uttley (sic) defaced, since his grave, overgrown with nettles and weeds, is very Rolex Milgauss White

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Therefore, to understand why the king was buried in the Soar, he was either told or made up the story that the tomb was ransacked at the dissolution.

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and vice versa.

His thoughts on how the story of the desecration of the grave arose are quite valid and an interesting back story to the recent events that unfolded in the car park on the site of the old Grey Friars monastery.

A simple explanation to this can be found on Speed's map itself.

all the more relevant due to Shakespeare's King Lear, which was written in 1605.

Either way, the story starts with him and has been repeated ever since by various historians until, as is the way with these things, it became established fact.

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King Lear's tomb under the Soar was a well known tale in Leicester and was Rolex Daytona Womens Rose Gold

If you compare the legend at the bottom with the sites on the map, he lists Grey Friars monastery on the site of the Blackfriars, Rolex Submariner Blue And Black Bezel

However, he has little to worry about as I have already solved the mystery of how the story came Rolex Oyster Perpetual Milgauss Bamford into being some 10 years ago, when I was teaching local history at the University of Leicester's Vaughan College.

´╗┐How grave site led to confusion

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Therefore it is clear that he went to the wrong site and found the Blackfriars overgrown.

But there is a more interesting turn of events.

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obscure and not to be found." However, as we already knew, Christopher Wren Senior had noted that King Richard's grave lay in a well kept garden at the same time.

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Of course, the full story is too long to explain here, but put simply it falls to the cartographer John Speed, who arrived in Leicester to research and draw up his famous map of Leicester in 1611.

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