The Dean of Leicester is delighted to announce that Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex is to attend the Reinterment Service for King Richard lll on Thursday March 26 at Leicester Cathedral.

She will be joined by their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester.In his capacity as Patron of the Richard III Society, The Duke of Gloucester will also be attending Compline, the Service of Reception on Sunday 22 March at Leicester Cathedral.

The Very Revd David Monteith, Dean of Leicester says: ‘We are highly delighted and honoured to receive three members of the Royal Family to the reinterment of King Richard. I know that our city and county will offer a very warm welcome to our principal guests’.