Scientists have said that they have found the skeleton of England’s King Richard III under a parking lot in Leicester. Most notably depicted as a villian by playwright William Shakespeare, Richard was killed in 1485.
The last king of England to die in battle, Richard III, has been reburied in a lavish ceremony at Leicester Cathedral. His remains were found under a car park across the road from his new resting place three years ago.
A good monarch, or a villain? The sensational discovery of the remains of Richard III under a parking lot in Leicester and his reburial have sparked heated debates about the king's reputation. Why?
The remains of King Richard III, the last British monarch to die in battle, have begun their final journey ahead of his reburial, 530 years after his death. His remains were found buried in a car park in 2012.
England's King Richard III was honored in the city of Leicester more than five centuries after his death. His remains, discovered under a parking lot in 2012, will be re-interred in the city cathedral.