Richard III search exhibition

King Richard III will be brought to life in two new exhibitions, following the discovery of the monarch's remains, under a council car park. 'Leicester's Search for a King' chronicles the search and excavation of his body.

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New exhibition chronicles the search for King Richard III

King Richard III will be brought to life in two new exhibitions opening tomorrow, following the discovery of the monarch's remains, under a council car park.

Leicester's Search for a King chronicles the search and excavation of the king's body by archaeologists from the University of Leicester.

Archeologists from the University of Leicester confirmed earlier this week that the body of Richard III had been found Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

A new interactive exhibition will open at the battlefield where Richard III was slain at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485.

Earlier this week experts confirmed "beyond reasonable doubt", that the body exhumed at Grey Friars in Leicester, was that of the former monarch.

The battle continues over where the king's remains will be reburied, with city leaders in York writing to the Queen, in a bid to get the Yorkist king's remains returned to his "spiritual home".

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