Richard III's descendants call for public consultation on burial site

Descendants of Richard III are calling for a public consultation to decide where his remains should be buried. More than 1,000 have signed a petition asking for them to be returned to York.

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Growing petition to re-inter Richard III in York

Reconstruction of Richard III's face Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire/Press Association Images

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."

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