Richard III's 'last wish' to buried at York

Descendants of the 'last medieval king of England' claim his last wish was to be buried at York Minster despite losing a High Court battle today.

The remains of the king, whose death in 1485 ended the Wars of the Roses, will be reburied in Leicester, where his remains were found in a car park in 2012.

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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.