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26Mar/15

Benedict Cumberbatch reads poem at ancestor England’s Richard III’s ceremonial reburial

Oscar-nominated actor Benedict Cumberbatch, an ancestor of England’s King Richard III, reads a tribute poem at the ceremonial reburial of the “villainous” warrior king whose bones were discovered buried under a car park more than 500 years after he died.

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21Mar/15

England prepares to bury a king, ahead of Richard III royal burial

After a remarkable archaeological find and a dispute over his final resting place, the English city of Leicester prepares to rebury medieval King Richard III.

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