Plenty of pomp as King Richard III heads to final resting place

March 22, 2015 6:14 PM

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More than 500 years after Richard III died in battle, his remains finally began their journey toward his ultimate resting place on Sunday.

In a procession full of pageantry, the last Plantagenet king's lead-lined oak coffin was taken by hearse through the English countryside ahead of a solemn evening ceremony inside Leicester Cathedral.

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