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Here you will find everything you need to know about our plans for the reburial of the last of the Plantagenet kings. These plans are well advanced but are developing all the time, so please keep coming back because this website will be updated regularly.  On 7 August we announced that the date of the reinterment is to be Thursday 26th March 2015, and that the His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester has agreed to be the royal patron of our Appeal. 

If you would like to make a donation to our fundraising appeal for the reburial of this king of England you can do so on by visiting Leicester Cathedrals King Richard III site. Your support is greatly appreciated.

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Historian Ruth E. Richardson asks the question...Who Killed King Richard III? King Richard III, the last Plantagenet king, died during the decisive Battle of Bosworth on 22nd August 1485.

A University of Leicester professor is helping to establish one of the world's most comprehensive museums dedicated to the best-selling book of all time – the Holy Bible.

From Saturday 18th October until Sunday 2nd November young visitors will have the chance to become Prince or Princess for the day and make their very own princely crown, or beautiful henin headdress, just like a medieval princess.

1) Shakespeare has Richard taking part in the 1st Battle of St Albans, fighting against and killing the Duke of Somerset. The battle was...

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KING RICHARD III HISTORY

Soldier Aged 18, in his first full scale battle, Richard led the vanguard of his brother Edward's army at Barnet. He was slightly wounded and...

Little known Facts 1) In 1426 when King Henry VI was knighted at St. Mary de Castro Church in Leicester, Richard's father the Duke of...

Scientists use modern forensic techniques to identify most likely cause of King Richard III’s death University of Leicester leads study that gives blow-by-blow account of...

Richard’s Death and Burial 22nd August 1485 – Richard killed at Battle of Bosworth Field.  His body is brought back into Leicester in ignominy, and...

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