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.
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.