General Chat

Top tip - using the Genes Reunited community

Welcome to the Genes Reunited community boards!

  • The Genes Reunited community is made up of millions of people with similar interests. Discover your family history and make life long friends along the way.
  • You will find a close knit but welcoming group of keen genealogists all prepared to offer advice and help to new members.
  • And it's not all serious business. The boards are often a place to relax and be entertained by all kinds of subjects.
  • The Genes community will go out of their way to help you, so don’t be shy about asking for help.

Quick Search

Single word search

New Scottish Census

New Scottish census records

Do you have Scottish ancestors?

Perhaps you do and you just didn't know! Search our brand new Scottish census records today and discover if you have Scottish roots.

Search Scottish Census

Icons

  • New posts
  • No new posts
  • Thread closed
  • Stickied, new posts
  • Stickied, no new posts

The body in the car park

Page 1 + 1 of 5

  1. «
  2. 1
  3. 2
  4. 3
  5. 4
  6. 5
  7. »
ProfilePosted byOptionsPost Date

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 4 Feb 2013 11:57

"As well as comparing DNA from the bones with that of Michael Ibsen, a London-based furniture-maker who is a direct descendant of the king’s sister, Anne of York, they have been subject to carbon dating – which can date bones to between 70 and 100 years – and other studies including environmental analysis."

JoyLouise

JoyLouise Report 4 Feb 2013 11:32

Have I got this right?

They're using the DNA of Richard's mother or they're using the current Queen's DNA (or one of her children's DNA) to see if it's compatible with Richard's?



Guinevere

Guinevere Report 4 Feb 2013 11:02

I believe that traced the mitochondrial DNA, so hanky panky makes no difference.

Muffyxx

Muffyxx Report 4 Feb 2013 10:51

Does amuse me how the powers that be swore blind they weren't holding up the results to fit in with the ch 4 documentary..then go on to release the results on the very day it's due to air..hmmmmmmmmmm :-D

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 4 Feb 2013 10:45

It's probably like 'look away now' when they announce the football scores :-D

Guinevere

Guinevere Report 4 Feb 2013 10:43

You'll be lucky to get through the day without hearing the result.

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 4 Feb 2013 10:41

DON'T SAY!!!!

Some people want to watch the TV programme tonight ;-)

JoyLouise

JoyLouise Report 4 Feb 2013 10:39

Thanks! I'll have a peek.

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 4 Feb 2013 10:38

Somebody with the surname Ibsen (edit - Michael Ibetson) + various people who wanted to remain anonimous.

You're right about the hanky-panky, but they have taken DNA from various descendent lines. Some of them must be 'true'.

RolloTheRed

RolloTheRed Report 4 Feb 2013 10:36

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21319148

JoyLouise

JoyLouise Report 4 Feb 2013 10:32

Whose DNA are they using to test and ensure it is Richard 3?

You'd have to be pretty sure that no hanky panky went on within the family!

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 4 Feb 2013 10:17

Listening to it now - gawd, they don't half go on!

It's also on BBC24 news - wondered why I could hear it on stereo!

FootieAngel

FootieAngel Report 4 Feb 2013 07:51

I think thats a bit of a spoiler to be fair. I prefer not to know till the end of the programme. Its like telling you whodunnit before reading a book x

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 3 Feb 2013 21:14

The results of the DNA tests will be announced live on the
local Radio Leicester At 10.0 am tomorrow
log in to Radio Leicester on your PC’s for the results as it happens :~

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/player/bbc_radio_leicester

MIKE. ……

RolloTheRed

RolloTheRed Report 3 Feb 2013 21:02

Jurassic car park the Normans return to the C20 mullett hair cuts and all ... if only.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHA4W3g5Ta4

C4 press conference is Monday morning.

TheBlackKnight

TheBlackKnight Report 3 Feb 2013 19:22

or Tracy Dorothy or Rita. :-D

JoyBoroAngel

JoyBoroAngel Report 3 Feb 2013 19:17

could be any tom dick or harry under that car park

Elizabeth2469049

Elizabeth2469049 Report 3 Feb 2013 13:28

thanks!

Muffyxx

Muffyxx Report 3 Feb 2013 13:27

It's on channel 4 tomorrow at 9pm Elizabeth x

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 3 Feb 2013 13:26

Elizabeth it's tomorrow
9pm - 10:35pm
Channel 4