Remains of Richard III pass site of death in 1485; reburial of medieval king set for Thursday

March 22, 2015 12:45 PM

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Remains of Richard III pass site of death in 1485; reburial of medieval king set for Thursday

Dignitaries place white roses on a coffin bearing the remains of Richard III outside the Fielding Johnson Building at the University of Leicester in preparation for his reinterment at Leicester Cathedral, Leicester, England, Sunday, March 22, 2015. The remains of King Richard III were discovered in 2012 in the foundations of Greyfriars Church, Leicester, 500 years after he was killed in the Battle of Bosworth Field. Richard III’s casket will lie inside Leicester Cathedral for public viewing for three days until 26 March when he will be reinterred during a service. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira) (The Associated Press)

Descendants of Richard III, nephew 16 times removed Michael Ibsen, left, and his brother Jeff Ibsen, right, and niece 18 times removed Wendy Duldig place white roses on a coffin bearing the remains of Richard III outside the Fielding Johnson Building at the University of Leicester in preparation for...

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