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KING RICHARD III  - BURIED  WITH DIGNITY AND HONOUR

 

Most people now know that in September 2012 the mortal remains of the last Plantagenet king, Richard III were exhumed from a council car park in Leicester where they had been buried in the GreyFriar's Friary after his defeat at the battle of Bosworth on Monday August 22nd 1485. Two and a half years later he was buried with dignity and honour in a specially designed tomb in refurbished Leicester Cathedral.

To follow the events of reinterment week 22nd - 26th March 2015 click on this link

http://www.richardiii.net/reinterment_diary.php 

Or  visit the Richard III Society's website at

http://www.richardiii.net/

 Whilst on the site, if you are on Facebook you can click on the Facebook icon at the bottom of the Home page which  will take you directly to the Society's FB page.

If your interest in the 15C & Richard III in particular has been stimulated by the exciting news you can join the Society online by clicking on the Membership button on the top bar at the right hand side on the Home Page.

Other sites which may be of interest are the King Richard III Visitors' Centre in Leicester

http://www.kriii.com/

and  Leicester Cathedral's King Richard in Leicester website.

http://leicestercathedral.org/about-us/richard-iii/