Archaelogists are celebrating an extraordinary discovery after confirming that the body found buried under a car park in Leicester is that of King Richard III - the last monarch to die in battle, in 1485.
Today's revelations haven't just caused a stir where the King met his death, but also at the place where he was born - in Northamptonshire.
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Richard Buckley, the Lead Archaeologist at the University of Leicester confirms to the news conference that the skeleton is that of King Richard III.
"Wow, today marks the culmination of an extraordinary journey of discovery.
We have searched for Richard and we have found him, now it is time to honour him."
She describes how it was a near-miss. The dig almost got cancelled because one of the funding bodies pulled out.
The tomb design will be revealed in the next few weeks.
More than 550 years since he was born at Fotheringay Castle in Northamptonshire, the body of King Richard III has been found under a car park in Leicester.
The last Yorkist King died in the Battle of Bosworth in 1485. Henry Tudor won that battle and took the throne as Henry VII.
King Richard III's body was exhumed in September. The skeleton had a curved spine, consistent with accounts of Richard III's appearance. Today, scientists at the University of Leicester confirmed that - after DNA testing - the body was that of the former King's.
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