Surgeon to speak about skeleton of Richard III

The skeleton of King Richard III, found under a Leicester City Council car park in Leicester in 2012, suffered severe scoliosis which can be clearly seen in this picture EMN-150224-173706001
The skeleton of King Richard III, found under a Leicester City Council car park in Leicester in 2012, suffered severe scoliosis which can be clearly seen in this picture EMN-150224-173706001

A surgeon will speak about the study of the skeleton of Richard III at the annual meeting of the Friends of Stamford Hospital.

The meeting will take place today (Tuesday) at 7.30pm in the seminar room at Stamford Hospital.

Piers Mitchell, consultant paediatric orthopoedic surgeon at Peterborough City Hospital, will give a talk entitled The Scientific Study of Richard III. Mr Mitchell was involved in the study of the monarch’s skeleton after it was found under a car park in Leicester.

Tickets for the talk are not required.