Richard III's signature sells at auction

King Richard III's signature
King Richard III's signature Credit: Nate D. Sanders

A document bearing the signature of King Richard III has sold at auction in America.

The bones of the former King were discovered under a car park in Leicester last year.

It is thought to be one of only three documents to ever come to auction bearing the signature.

It sold for £34,750, just before midnight last night, UK time.

The document sold for £34,750
The document sold for £34,750 Credit: ITV News Central

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