King Richard III rests in Leicester

The Magical Tale Of Richard III & Leicester City

Masked behind the story of Leicester City's incredible Premier League title win in 2016 is an exciting tale of two almost impossible modern-day fables colliding...

King Richard, the last of the Plantagenet Kings of England, died in battle in Leicestershire on 22 August, 1485. Half a millennium later, his body was found under a council car park in Leicester city centre.

Despite being buried at Leicester Cathedral in 2015, you’d be forgiven for thinking his ties to the city don’t quite stretch to the Football Club.

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