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Thousands gather to pay respects to the last King of the House of York

The last King of the House of York , Richard the Third, is to be re-buried this week in Leicester Cathedral 530 years after he died in battle.

Yesterday a coffin carrying his remains was carried through the city - today thousands queued for a glimpse of the casket which will be lowered into a tomb made from Swaledale stone on Thursday.

A legal challenge for the remains to be brought to York Minster was defeated in a modern-day battle in the courts. Lisa Walton reports