The Dean of Leicester, The Very Reverend David Monteith, said:
"This is a day to open the champagne that's been sat in my fridge. Let's just rejoice that the judgement has come."
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.