Richard III Judicial Review Distilled

What a tangled web…

Matt's History Blog

I have read the judgement of the High Court in the matter of the reburial of King Richard III and, frankly, find some of it startling. I have a law degree, so am interested in the legal aspects of the case as well as the historical context. This is significantly different to practising law, so my comments are my own opinion and I would defer to those more learned in such matters.

The intention of this is not to offend. I have thought carefully about posting it at all because the arguing needs to stop, not be perpetuated, and I fear that may be precisely what this has the effect of doing. That said, it is perhaps an opportunity to draw my own line under things. I shall try to distil the 40 page judgement and offer my thoughts on the matter, for what they may be worth.

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One thought on “Richard III Judicial Review Distilled

  1. Intellectual and legal to the extreme. A good read, that requires concentration.
    I remain a fan of the ‘crookback’, and think that he has always been maligned by history. His demise gave us Welsh rule after all, something never to be desired, surely?
    Best wishes, Pete.

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