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Finally at rest: Britain's King Richard III buried with pomp, poetry
Finally at rest: Britain's King Richard III buried with pomp, poetry

He will always be known as the king whose bones were discovered beneath a parking lot. But on Thursday, Richard III was given a send-off befitting his regal title. In a ceremony oozing with British pomp and circumstance, and attended by royals, dignitaries and even a Hollywood star, the city of Leicester finally laid to rest the remains of the last Plantagenet king, 530 years after his death. The hourlong ceremony marked the culmination of a week of celebration and reflection that many locals have rejoiced for putting Leicester, a city of 330,000 located 100 miles north of London, on the map. It also went a long way to absolving the reputation of the much-maligned king who supporters...

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