Hollywood star Benedict Cumberbatch had read a special poem written for the reburial ceremony for his ancestor, former King Richard III.
Watch his tribute:
Scientists at the University of Leicester have revealed they believe the Sherlock actor is a second cousin of the king, 16 times removed.
The service, held at Leicester Cathedral, saw the mortal remains of the last Plantagenet king lowered into a tomb where he will lie in rest.
Thousands waited for up to four hours today to pay their respects to King Richard III ahead of his reburial later this week.
Click here for a timetable of events for the reburial of King Richard III.
Celebrations to mark the reburial of King Richard III are underway ahead of his funeral next week.