Wounds to left rear of skull and top of skull (injuries 1-3)

Wounds to left rear of skull and top of skull

A sharp-bladed weapon or weapons has clipped the top rear of the skull several times, shaving off the top layer of bone, leaving small circular depressions. Close examination reveals striations from the blade. Careful examination of the striations on wound 1 and wound 2 show that they share many similar characteristics and were, therefore, probably caused by the same weapon, perhaps a sword

Wounds to left rear of skull and top of skull

See the other injuries to Richard III's skeleton