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Philippa Langley is a Scottish-born screenwriter and historian best known for her contributions to the discovery and exhumation of the lost grave of King Richard III in 2012. She is the secretary of the Scottish branch of the Richard III Society. She raised money for and organized the Looking for Richard project and the excavation of the site of the former Greyfriars monastery in Leicester at which the king was found nearly 530 years after his death. She contributed to a documentary about the project, The King in the Car Park, and is the co-author, with Michael K. Jones, of The King's Grave: The Discovery of Richard III’s Lost Burial Place and the Clues It Holds. In 2015, she was made a member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE).
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