Ceremonies Are Underway in Honor of King Richard III Reburial

March 22, 2015 4:30 PM

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Ceremonies Are Underway in Honor of King Richard III Reburial

Thousands of people are traveling to Leicester, England, as ceremonies honoring the reburial of King Richard III begin today. It's the first time since 1952 that the country has buried a monarch.

The remains of the former king--who died in 1485--were found in 2012 under a car parking garage, according to the BBC.

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