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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