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Posted on Monday 25th February

Living descendants of King Richard III have released a statement in which they 'respectfully demand' that the remains of the last Plantagenet King of England be returned to the City of York for formal, ceremonial re-burial following their recent discovery and identification in Leicester.

The group of blood descendants include great nieces and great nephews who are speaking as representatives of the late King, in order to uphold his memory and gain recognition and respect.

King Richard III was the last King of the House of York, and his descendants firmly believe that interment in York was the desire of the king in his lifetime, and have released their statement in order to recognize and uphold his wishes.

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Richard the III and the Bosworth Campaign

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Richard the III and the Bosworth Campaign

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On 22 August 1485 the forces of the Yorkist king Richard III and his Lancastrian opponent Henry Tudor clashed at Bosworth Field in Leicestershire in one of the decisive battles of English history. Richard was defeated and killed. Henry took the crown as Henry VII, established the Tudor dynasty and set English history on a new course. For the last 500 years this, the most famous battle of the Wars of the Roses, has excited… Read more...

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