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England's King Richard III to be re-buried near scene of his death

Donation cards are seen displayed after a decision of the Judicial Review permitting King Richard lll to be buried at Leicester Cathedral in central England May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Staples

Donation cards are seen displayed after a decision of the Judicial Review permitting King Richard lll to be buried at Leicester Cathedral in central England May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Staples

Donation cards are seen displayed after a decision of the Judicial Review permitting King Richard lll to be buried at Leicester Cathedral in central England May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Staples
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Mayor of Leicester Peter Soulsby walks past a builders screen displaying the statue of King Richard lll, after a decision of the Judicial Review permitting King Richard lll to be buried at Leicester Cathedral in central England May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Staples

Mayor of Leicester Peter Soulsby walks past a builders screen displaying the statue of King Richard lll, after a decision of the Judicial Review permitting King Richard lll to be buried at Leicester Cathedral in central England May 23, 2014....more

Mayor of Leicester Peter Soulsby walks past a builders screen displaying the statue of King Richard lll, after a decision of the Judicial Review permitting King Richard lll to be buried at Leicester Cathedral in central England May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Staples
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A man walks past the car park where the body of King Richard lll was discovered, after a decision of the Judicial Review permitting King Richard lll to be buried at Leicester Cathedral in central England May 23, 2014.  REUTERS/Darren Staples

A man walks past the car park where the body of King Richard lll was discovered, after a decision of the Judicial Review permitting King Richard lll to be buried at Leicester Cathedral in central England May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Staples

A man walks past the car park where the body of King Richard lll was discovered, after a decision of the Judicial Review permitting King Richard lll to be buried at Leicester Cathedral in central England May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Staples
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Bishop of Leicester Tim Stevens (3rd L) and Mayor Peter Soulsby (3rd R)react during a news conference at Leicester Cathedral after a decision of the Judicial Review permitting King Richard lll to be buried at the Cathedral in Leicester, central England May 23, 2014.  REUTERS/Darren Staples

Bishop of Leicester Tim Stevens (3rd L) and Mayor Peter Soulsby (3rd R)react during a news conference at Leicester Cathedral after a decision of the Judicial Review permitting King Richard lll to be buried at the Cathedral in Leicester, central...more

Bishop of Leicester Tim Stevens (3rd L) and Mayor Peter Soulsby (3rd R)react during a news conference at Leicester Cathedral after a decision of the Judicial Review permitting King Richard lll to be buried at the Cathedral in Leicester, central England May 23, 2014. REUTERS/Darren Staples
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