This facial reconstruction is based on the remains recovered by University of Leicester researchers. | Corbis Images

Richard III Clouded by Fiction: A History

As England prepares to rebury Richard III's remains, his legacy has been clouded by fictional portrayals of his reign.

March 1, 2013
8:50 AM EST
Penrith Castle, where Richard III resided when he was Duke of Gloucester. | Corbis Images
Ian McKellen appears as Richard III in this 1995 adaptation of William Shakespeare's play set in the 1930s. | Corbis Images
Richard III falls in the Battle of Bosworth in this illustration. | Corbis Images
A sketch of Richard III produced in 1825 | Corbis Images
The final resting place of King Richard III before he was discovered by researchers at the University of Leicester | Corbis Images