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Plans to rebury Richard III underway


Preparations to rebury the remains of King Richard III are underway as architectural plans are being drawn up for a £1 million raised tomb in Leicester Cathedral.

“This amazing chapter in the story of Richard III’s life, death and rediscovery has been a partnership between the City Council, the Cathedral and the University of Leicester. The reinterment itself will be another historic moment which we want to share with the nation, which we hope will join us in celebrating this unique occasion.”

In February scientists from the University of Leicester confirmed that remains found beneath a council car park in the city were that of Richard, who died in 1485 at the Battle of Bosworth.

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Story: The Telegraph | Photo: University of Leicester/PA

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