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DNA results show that the skeleton found under a car park in Leicester belongs to King Richard III. He was born in Fotheringay Castle in Northamptonshire

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Richard III's Northamptonshire roots

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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