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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.
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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.
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