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University of Leicester archaeologists announced today (Sept. 7) that they have found paving stones that may belong to the garden of Robert Herrick, a mayor of Leicester who built a mansion and garden over the church where Richard III was buried. In 1612, a man named Christopher Wren visited Herrick and reported that the garden contained a 3-foot (1-meter) tall stone pillar inscribed, “Here lies the body of Richard III sometime King of England"

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A coffin containing the Plantagenet monarch's mortal remains was taken to Leicester Cathedral to receive burial after they were discovered beneath a car park in the city in September 2012.

The remains of King Richard III reinterred in Leicester Cathedral, in pictures

Richard lll was interred in Leicester Abbey 527 years after he was slain on 22 on Bosworth Field. Elizabeth ll stated "Today, we recognise a king who lived through turbulent times and whose Christian faith sustained him in life and death.

Memorial statue of King Richard III (Castle Gardens, Leicester)

Memorial statue of King Richard III (Castle Gardens, Leicester) This was paid for by the Richard III Society.

This is the face of King Richard III

The REAL face of Richard III: King who died in battle at 32 is brought back to life with reconstruction of 500-year-old skull found beneath council car park

Richard III dig: Facial reconstruction shows how king may have looked. Is it wrong that I kind of wish they'd do this for Anne Boelyn too - given that her portraits are all from after her death as well?

The spot in a Leicester car park where a set of remains were found to be those of Richard III.

The spot in a Leicester car park where a set of remains were found which may be Richard III

Richard III dig: The now famous 'R' marked the spot where Richard III's skeleton was found in the Leicester car park.

Richard III dig: 'R' marks the spot where the skeleton was found in Leicester car park. Alderman Newton's School building over the wall!

Archaeologists searching for the grave of Richard III have said 'strong circumstantial evidence' points to a skeleton being the lost king. The University of Leicester will now test the bones for DNA against descendants of Richard's family. (via BBC News)

DNA tests on 'Richard III' bones

Archaeologists recording the grave. The well-preserved skeleton was found by archaeologists in September

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Spot where King Richard III fell, Bosworth battlefield, Market Bosworth, England by lreed76, via Flickr

Spot where King Richard III fell, Bosworth battlefield, Market Bosworth, England…

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