Second discovery found next to King Richard III

This is what King Richard III may have looked like Credit: PA

When archaeologists discovered the remains of Richard III last summer, they also discovered a second find.

A 600-year-old, lead-lined stone coffin was discovered buried near the Plantagenet king's resting place in the city council car park in New Street in the centre of Leicester. It was covered up so the team could deal with Richard III's body first.

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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.