Gordons prepares for JR over York burial for Richard III

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  • I demand a public inquiry into Richard's death!

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  • Is there any truth in the rumour that King Arthur's tomb is to be found underneath Leicester's renowned sporting facility, the Granby Halls?

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  • This guy is so yesterday, should've been buried straight away in Bosworth if you ask me. And he gets far too much publicity. Why aren't the social networks buzzing with my achievements rather than some bloke I killed and dumped under a car park? I created the Tudor dynasty!! You lot wouldn't have culture without me.
    Bloody Shakespeare, everyone loves a villain.

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  • I am thinking about suing the Plantagenet Alliance because my great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandfather was a casuality in the War of the Roses.
    Can I claim damages because he wasn't buried in Westminster Abbey?

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  • That was my car parking space.
    Perhaps the Platagenet Alliance will compensate me?

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  • Best Archaeological practice is to bury Richard in Leicester Cathedral. All of this is nonsense from the so called 'Descendants' of Richard III who appear to be in league with the York 'Body Snatchers for our Tourism' group. Richard was not born in Yorkshire at all and would not be 'Coming Home' . Richard was born in Fotheringhay Northhamptonshire where his Mother Father and a Brother are buried. His Yorkshire connection was simply on the basis that he lived in Middleham for some time - I cannot see that he left a Will wanting to be buried in York. The comments about Leicester on this board and from elsewhere in Yorkshire are just simply disgraceful.

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  • now then, don't get the hump

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  • @IanLauder: to be fair, Richard III WAS a member of the House of York - that's a convincing Yorkshire connection, isn't it?

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  • The costs, the costs, his kingdom for the costs ...

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  • I suspect that Richard would have been delighted to learn that even after 500 years he can still raise a good many supporters. To give him his due, a Requiem Mass in York under the Sarum Rite is appropriate.

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