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2013 – The University of Leicester reveals the findings of an archeological dig they did, to excavate an Abbey thought to hold the last Plantagenet King of England, Richard III. The revealed that through DNA testing of a living descendant of his sister, they believe the remains are Richard. Richard was famously killed, (the last English King to die in battle) in 1485 at the Battle of Bosworth Field.

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2002- Prince Sivgard, Duke of Uppland and Count of Wisborg, dies in Stockholm at age 94. He was the second son of Swedish king Gustaf IV Adolph and Princess Margaret of Connaught. He was thus the great-grandchild of Queen Victoria and was the longest living of her descendants, until his brother surpassed him in 2011.

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