An historian and Tory MP have called for a full state reburial for King Richard III, if remains discovered beneath a car park in Leicester prove to be those of the medieval monarch.
Chris Skidmore, author of a book about the king's bloody final battle, said he hoped that DNA tests would show the skeleton found is that of the Plantagenet ruler.
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.