Richard III unexpectedly pretty


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“It doesn’t look like the face of a tyrant. I’m sorry but it doesn’t ... He’s very handsome. It’s like you could just talk to him, have a conversation with him right now."

Based on scans of his recently-unearthed bones, only the coloring was taken from the famous Tudor-era portraits, which historians long-suspected were contrived to make him appear more sinister.