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An e-petition on the Government's website has more than 1,000 signatures.
The petition says Richard III was the last King of the House of York and "it is recorded that he was popular in and fond of the North and York in particular."
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.
More than 1,000 people have signed an official petition to have Richard of York's remains brought back to Yorkshire.