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The 16th Great Nice of King Richard III has led a march around York demanding that his remains are returned to the city. Vanessa Roe says that he always described arriving back in the city as a homecoming and that should be reason enough to have his body reburied there.
Campaigners have set off on their protest march around York against plans to have King Richard III laid to rest in Leicester.
Signatures are being collected at York's Castle museum in protest over plans to have King Richard III's body laid to rest in Leicester.
Campaigners gather outside York's castle museum to protest over Richard III's body being laid to rest in Leicester.
A distant relative of King Richard III will lead a march through York this afternoon to campaign for his remains to be buried in the city after they were found beneath a car park in Leicester. Vanessa Roe is his 16th Great Niece and is also leading a legal battle over the former King's remains.
Today's march will depart from the Castle Museum at 12noon and arrive at Museum Gardens at 2pm. Some of those taking part will be in medieval costumes and they will be handing out leaflets to raise awareness of their campaign.