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Descendants of Richard lll, who are campaigning for his remains to be buried in York, will have to wait to learn the outcome of their High Court battle.
The Plantagenet Alliance wants Richard to be buried in York, rather than Leicester where his remains were found in a car park.
They're asking for a wide-ranging consultation to be held before a decision is made.
The three High Court judges say they need more time to consider the case, and a ruling is expected in the next four to six weeks.
Descendants of Richard III are calling for a public consultation to determine where his remains should be buried.
The relatives of the monarch are asking judges at the High Court in London to rule that Justice Secretary Chris Grayling is under a legal duty to allow a consultation.
Richard III’s battle-scarred bones were discovered under a council car park in Leicester and the current plan is for them to be reinterred at the city's cathedral.
The Plantagenet Alliance Ltd, formed by the distant relatives, want the remains to be buried at York Minster. They claim that is what Richard III, who was from the House of York, would have wanted.
A high court hearing is due to start over the remains of Richard the Third.
A campaign group has sought a judicial review as it tries to overturn a decision to bury his remains in Leicester. The Plantagenet Alliance says it should have been consulted and wants them brought to York.
Vanessa Roe, Richard III's 16th great-niece, was at a demonstration through York.
The Plantagenet Alliance, led by King Richard's 16th great-niece, have marched through York to raise the profile of their bid to bring Richard III's bones for burial in York.
The Plantagenet Alliance have marched through York to raise the profile of their bid to bring Richard III's bones for burial in York. The march comes ahead of a Judicial Review, due to start in London tomorrow.
Ahead of the Richard III review, the University of Leicester has released a statement saying they 'look forward to the Judicial Review and a final outcome to the case brought by the Plantagenet Alliance Limited'.
The university found the remains during an archaeological dig. They want to bury the remains in Leicester.
They say there would be no discovery of him at all if it weren't for their work and that he should stay there. Distant relatives would like the remains buried in York.
Richard III campaigners will march through York to raise awareness of plans to bury his remains in Leicester. It comes before the Judicial Review on the 13 and 14 March. King Richard's 16th great-niece, spokesperson for the Plantagenet Alliance, is leading the campaign to return his remains to York.
The Ministry of Justice commented to express disappointment with the permission to challenge them.
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Descendants of Richard lll, who are campaigning for his remains to be buried in York, face a longer wait for the High Court ruling
The debate over where the former monarch should be re-buried has continued since his remains were found in Autumn 2012.