King Richard III will be laid to rest this Sunday — 530 years after he died.
The old King of England, who was killed at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485, will be taken to Leicester Cathedral for a full burial.
His remains lie in a lead-lined coffin made of English oak. This will travel by hearse to the cathedral, making stops along the way at places that played a part in his life and death.
He’ll be buried in Leicester Cathedral under a tombstone bearing his motto “Loyalty binds me.”
Richard III’s bones were discovered in a car park in Leicester in 2012.
Good detective work and resulted in an archeological dig by the University of Leicester.
DNA testing, carbon dating and evidence of wounds that matched with how he died all confirmed the remains indeed belonged to the infamous king.