Richard III born on this day 1452

The search for the remains of Richard III has refocused attention on the former King of England.

He died at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485. He was born on this day 1452, at Fotheringhay Castle near Oundle in Northamptonshire.

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Judicial review for Richard III's final resting place

A group of relatives of King Richard III, whose body was unearthed from a council car park last year, have won the right to bring High Court proceedings to challenge a plan to rebury his remains in Leicester.