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    Two sentences that I don't understand.

    What does the sentence mean that underlined in red.

    "I think the most surprising injury is the one to the pelvis," Hainsworth said. "We believe that this corresponds to contemporary accounts of Richard III being slung over the back of the horse to be taken back to Leicester after the Battle of Bosworth, as this would give someone the correct body position to inflict this injury."

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    Re: Two sentences that I don't understand.

    "Being slung over the back of his horse" refers to him lying face down on the back of the horse with his head and arms on one side and his legs on the other. "To be taken back" means to be transported back to Leicester.

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