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King Richard III remains to be buried in Leicester

The High Court has ruled that the University of Leicester does have the rights to bury King Richard III's remain in the city's cathedral.

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Call for Richard III state reburial

Richard III society plaque Credit: University of Leicester

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.

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