Richard Taylor, Deputy Registra at the University of Leicester describes how the search for King Richard III was a 'thrilling prospect'.
He also described the significance of the use of DNA in proving the skeleton was that of King Richard III and how the university gave the world DNA finger printing.
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.