Questions raised over Queen’s ancestry after DNA test on Richard III’s cousins

tdy_King_Richard_130204_vembedlarge456The bones of the king under the car park have delivered further shocks, 527 years after his death and more than two years after his remains were discovered in Leicester: Richard III was a blue-eyed blond, and the present Queen may not be descended from John of Gaunt and Edward III, the lineage on which the Tudor claim to the throne originated.