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Exciting new finds in the search for Richard III in Leicestershire

Archeologists searching for the remains of King Richard the third, say their findings so far have "exceeded expectations".

The team from Leicester University have dug two 30 metre trenches under a city council car park.

Findings have "exceeded expectations" archeologists say Credit: ITV Central

They believe they may have discovered building materials from a Franciscan Friary, which is where Richard's body was believed to have been taken after the Battle of Bosworth.

Part of a medieval floor tile Credit: ITV Central

They've uncovered bits of medieval floor tiles, and a metre thick wall, typical of monasteries of the time, as well as parts of the window frames and stained glass.

They'll start digging a third trench tomorrow which they hope will uncover more evidence.

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