ARA1. Leicester (United Kingdom), 22/03/2015.- Flowers are laid on the coffin of King Richard III during a service at Leicester University in Leicester, Britain, 22 March 2015. The City of Leicester is preparing for the reburial of King Richard III who died in Bosworth in 1485. Richard will be re-interred at Leicester Cathedral on 26 March. The coffin of English oak was made by the King's 17th great-grandnephew, Canadian-born carpenter Michael Ibsen. EFE/EPA/ANDY RAIN
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Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby conducts the service of reinterment for the remains of King Richard III at Leicester Cathedral in Leicester, England in this March 2015 handout photo by Leicester Cathedral.
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During the service, The Rt Rev Tim Stevens, Bishop of Leicester, said: "People have come in their thousands from around the world to this place of honour, not to judge or condemn but to stand humble and reverent. "From car park to cathedral...Today we come to give this King, and these mortal remains the dignity and honour denied to them in death."
Members of The King's Guard lead the ceremony. The skeleton of Richard III was discovered in 2012 in the foundations of Greyfriars Church, Leicester, 500 years after he was killed at the Battle of Bosworth - March 2015