England's King Richard III wasn't technically a hunchback

May 30, 2014 2:43 PM

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England's King Richard III wasn't technically a hunchback

LONDON -- He may have had a twisted spine, but England's King Richard III was no hunchback, according to a new analysis of the medieval king's skeleton.

After the bones of the 15th-century king were discovered under a parking lot in central England in 2012, scientists scanned the remains of Richard III's back and created replicas of each bone to reconstruct his spine. The researchers said while Richard III had a severe case of scoliosis, he was far ...

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