Richard III buried under car park?
The body of King Richard III may finally be found after archaeologists identified what they believe is his resting place – underneath a council car park in Leicester.
Historical records show that Richard III was buried in the church of a Franciscan friary in Leicester shortly after his defeat and death at the hands of Henry Tudor's army in the Battle of Bosworth in 1485.
But the destruction of the friary as Britain's monasteries were dissolved under Henry VIII and subsequent removal of its stone ruins meant that over the ensuing centuries the king's exact burial site was forgotten....
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