Richard III gets a regal tomb 530 years after his death

March 26, 2015 7:12 PM

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Richard III gets a regal tomb 530 years after his death

One of history's most infamous kings, Richard III, was reburied March 26 in a lavish ceremony in Leicester, England, 530 years after his violent death in battle.

Capping a week of events and processions celebrating the medieval monarch, Richard's stark oak casket was lowered into a brick-lined vault near the altar at Leicester Cathedral in front of hundreds of people today.

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