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Revd Pete Hobson — Canon Missioner Pete has been working with the Cathedral in a senior role since last May, charged with overseeing the arrangements for the reburial of King Richard III. Here you can read his thoughts on a weekly basis as this fascinating story continues to unfold. Pete has lived and worked in Leicester since 2000, and prior to that was a vicar in Hackney, and before that inner Manchester
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Richard III reburial: Leicester welcomes king's remains – in pictures

Richard III reburial: Leicester welcomes king's remains – in pictures

The oak coffin in which he lies was made by Michael Ibsen, Richard's nephew 17 times removed, whose family's DNA was used to identify the King's skeleton, and his bones have been packed in wool

ROBERT HARDMAN watches as Richard III is taken to last resting place

The oak coffin in which he lies was made by Michael Ibsen, Richard's nephew 17 times removed, whose family's DNA was used to identify the King's skeleton, and his bones have been packed in wool

Richard III reburial: Leicester welcomes king's remains – in pictures

Richard III reburial: Leicester welcomes king's remains – in pictures

A actor beats a drum during as part of a re-enactment at the ceremony this afternoon in the village of Sutton Cheney

It IS Richard III: Scientists reveal DNA results confirm 15th century king's body has been found under a car park in Leicester

It IS Richard III: Scientists reveal DNA results confirm 15th century king's body has been found under a car park in Leicester

A member of the King's Guard walks past the casket, which bears his standard & white roses, at Bosworth Battlefield during the ceremony for King Richard III's reburial in Leicester.

Richard III reburial: Leicester welcomes king's remains – in pictures

A member of the King's Guard walks past the casket, which bears his standard & white roses, at Bosworth Battlefield during the ceremony for King Richard III's reburial in Leicester.

Richard III relatives must wait for high court decision on reburial Judges say they will take time to decide if justice secretary is under legal duty to consult widely on where to reinter remains

Richard III relatives must wait for high court decision on reburial

Richard III relatives must wait for high court decision on reburial Judges say they will take time to decide if justice secretary is under legal duty to consult widely on where to reinter remains

Cannons fire to salute the arrival of the King to Bosworth Battlefield.

Richard III: Leicester welcomes king's remains

Cannons fire to salute the arrival of the King to Bosworth Battlefield.

This map shows the route King Richard III's reburial procession will take through Leicester on Sunday (March 22).

Richard III Reburial Celebration Starts Sunday

This map shows the route King Richard III's reburial procession will take through Leicester on Sunday (March 22).

Archaeologists who discovered a skeleton thought to be Richard III have said it could be January before tests confirm whether it is the former king.    The remains were found underneath a Leicester car park on the former site of the Greyfriars church in September. DNA has been extracted from the bones and is in the process of being tested against descendants of Richard's family.

Richard III dig: Results expected in January

Archaeologists who discovered a skeleton thought to be Richard III have said it could be January before tests confirm whether it is the former king. The remains were found underneath a Leicester car park on the former site of the Greyfriars church in September. DNA has been extracted from the bones and is in the process of being tested against descendants of Richard's family.

Battle to bring king home gathers pace - Yorkshire Post

Battle to bring king home gathers pace - Yorkshire Post

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