Richard III descendents lose High Court battle over remains

The High Court has ruled it is time for the remains of Richard III "to be given a dignified reburial, and finally laid to rest" - in Leicester Cathedral.

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Richard III to get 'dignified' burial in Leicester

Portrait of Richard III. Credit: University of Leicester

The remains of King Richard III will be buried in Leicester, where his remains were found in a car park.

Three High Court judges ruled they should stay there rather than be returned to his descendants.

They said it was "time for King Richard III to be given a dignified reburial, and finally laid to rest".

It is thought the remains will now be buried at Leicester Cathedral.

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