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Nerd Poll - Is it Richard?


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#1 Foogle

Posted 04 February 2013 - 05:56 PM

Tomorrow (Australian time) we find out.

I'm saying (as much as I want it to be Richard) I'm going to say - No.

Hoping I'm proved wrong.

What do you think?

Edited by Foogle, 04 February 2013 - 05:58 PM.


#2 poppy_star

Posted 04 February 2013 - 06:13 PM

I think yes.


#3 JECJEC

Posted 04 February 2013 - 06:16 PM

I think........anticipation......no

And whilst we are at it I think old rich has been hard done by in history.

#4 Paladin

Posted 04 February 2013 - 06:17 PM

I'm going to go with a very big maybe.  Everything seems to add up.  If it is. What a score for the archaeologists who discovered him.

#5 ~Jam~

Posted 04 February 2013 - 06:33 PM

I am going with yes.  Stranger things have happened!

#6 ~Nodnol~

Posted 04 February 2013 - 06:36 PM

I'm going with yes.

Mainly because it will be interesting to see where he will be interred. And because the team have worked for so long on this, it would be great to see it come to fruition.

#7 StarandMoon

Posted 04 February 2013 - 06:43 PM

I would love it to be true! But, I can't get too excited yet. Not that I'm a historical nerd or anything....

#8 Lucretia Borgia

Posted 04 February 2013 - 06:44 PM

QUOTE (JECJEC @ 04/02/2013, 07:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think........anticipation......no

And whilst we are at it I think old rich has been hard done by in history.

I saw him played by Kevin Spacey last year...he did him justice! Although given it was the Shakespeare play he still was a tad evil...but that was just ol billy trying to appease the Tudors!


#9 FlamingoG

Posted 04 February 2013 - 06:45 PM

Yes! Because I want it to be him so badly I've convinced myself it is. What an amazing find either way.




EFS

Edited by FlamingoG, 04 February 2013 - 08:06 PM.


#10 Sir Dinosaurus

Posted 04 February 2013 - 06:46 PM

Nup.



#11 Jane Jetson

Posted 04 February 2013 - 06:48 PM

I hope so, so I'm going to say yes.

QUOTE
And whilst we are at it I think old rich has been hard done by in history.


Totally.

Edited by Jane Jetson, 04 February 2013 - 06:49 PM.


#12 elizabethany

Posted 04 February 2013 - 06:58 PM

I am going with yes, and it will be announced 9pm AEST.  I am going to be lurking on
BBC

#13 noi'mnot

Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:04 PM

Heart says yes, head says no.

Fingers crossed... original.gif

#14 kadoodle

Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:06 PM

I hope so!

Willy Wobbledagger has a lot to answer for.

I do wonder what happened to the princes in the tower, and why their mother stayed in corrispondance with R the 3rd if he was supposed to have offed them.

#15 Etta

Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:06 PM

Hope so. It is certainly taking them more than three days to do it, though. wink.gif

#16 Lyra

Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:12 PM

I want it to be true too

I will play this this song in honour

#17 Foogle

Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:51 PM

QUOTE (kadoodle @ 04/02/2013, 08:06 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I hope so!

Willy Wobbledagger has a lot to answer for.

I do wonder what happened to the princes in the tower, and why their mother stayed in corrispondance with R the 3rd if he was supposed to have offed them.


I don't think he did top them Kadoodle.  I think it was Stafford - conniving b*st*rd. original.gif



#18 kadoodle

Posted 04 February 2013 - 08:12 PM

QUOTE (Lyra @ 04/02/2013, 08:12 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I will play this this song in honour


Me too!

@Foogle - The Duke of Buckingham, eh?  As a misinterpretation of Richard's orders or as a double agent for Henry Tudor?

Edited by kadoodle, 04 February 2013 - 08:23 PM.


#19 poppy_star

Posted 04 February 2013 - 08:39 PM

Ot is his him!


#20 Foogle

Posted 04 February 2013 - 08:40 PM

QUOTE (kadoodle @ 04/02/2013, 09:12 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Me too!

@Foogle - The Duke of Buckingham, eh?  As a misinterpretation of Richard's orders or as a double agent for Henry Tudor?


Double agent of Henry.  original.gif

Damn, I was watching the live news conference but I lost connection and now can't get back it back.

I think it is him.  biggrin.gif  Brilliant!.



#21 Ianthe

Posted 04 February 2013 - 08:41 PM

How did I not know about this!? How fascinating.

#22 lorze

Posted 04 February 2013 - 08:41 PM

It's him!

#23 JECJEC

Posted 04 February 2013 - 08:41 PM

50/50 chance and...epic fail.

Think there will be some more interest in Richard 111.



#24 Lucretia Borgia

Posted 04 February 2013 - 08:46 PM

Wow! Do you think they'll bury him (that part of him) in Westminster abbey ?


#25 ~Nodnol~

Posted 04 February 2013 - 08:48 PM

He's going to be interred in Leicester cathedral.

So exciting.




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