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Mon 3 Feb 2014 19:30
BBC One East Midlands only

The battle for King Richard III's bones

The battle for King Richard III's bones

It is a year since human remains found in a council car park in Leicester were revealed to be those of King Richard III.

 

But, after the initial excitement, a reburial in Leicester planned for spring 2014 is now in limbo.

 

Watch the Inside Out video feature on the BBC News website, 

Richard III reburial

Richard III reburial

One year after the bones under a Leicester car park were revealed to be those of Richard III the row over where he should be reburied continues.

 

Richard is due to be reinterred in Leicester Cathedral but distant relatives want him buried in York.

 

The row centres on how a licence to undertake the dig was issued to the University of Leicester.

 

Those connected to Richard said they should have been consulted when the remains were confirmed as him.

 

Read the full Inside Out story on the BBC News website.

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Role Contributor
PresenterMarie Ashby
Series EditorTony Roe
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