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Richard III has been in a car park for 527 years: Crown owes Leicester Council a fortune

by | 13th, September 2012

ARE those the remains of Richard III, the last King of England to die in battle? Has Richard III been under a Leicester car park since 1485, when he was killed at the Battle of Bosworth Field, assassinated by Henry Tudor’s men? At a rate of £5 per 4hrs, the Crown owes Leicester Council a fortune. A parking space, a parking space, the kingdom for a parking space!

The body might be that of the last Plantagenet king, whose death marked the end of the War of the Roses. The spine is bent. And arrow has broken the skull. But didn’t Wyllyam Gardynyr smash Richard’s head with a poleaxe?

Much debate to follow. For now, Leicester must plot its revenge on the Crown. Pay up, or else…



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