As scientists work to establish whether a male skeleton found at an archaelogical dig in Leicester is that of Richard III, one of the city's MPs has intervened.
A metal arrow was found lodged in the skeleton which also shows signs that the person had curvature of the spine.
DNA tests are now taking place to see whether it is Richard who died at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485.
Today the Leicester MP Jon Ashworth raised the subject in parliament
Relatives of Richard III, whose body was unearthed in Leicester, have won the right to challenge plans to rebury his remains in the city.
A facial reconstruction of King Richard III is on display today in Leicester's Guildhall on the first stop of a nationwide tour.
Members of the Richard III Society and other dignitaries held a rose-laying ceremony today at Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre.