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Good King Richard - Words in the Heroes' Tongue
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Good King Richard
I'm upset that they're going to re-bury Good King Richard in Leicester. He should go home to York.
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greek_jester From: greek_jester Date: February 4th, 2013 10:05 pm (UTC) (Link)
Leicester sheltered him when no-one else would; I'd say he deserves to be in the place that did its best to keep him safe.

Besides, so long as no-one's crass enough to suggest Windsor, does it really matter that much?
bogwitch From: bogwitch Date: February 4th, 2013 10:20 pm (UTC) (Link)
I'm not invested either way, but Leicester did all the work!
gillo From: gillo Date: February 4th, 2013 11:27 pm (UTC) (Link)
As Lisa says, Leicester did do all the work. There's an argument for Middleham, along the lines of that hideous mausoleum at Windsor.
ayinhara From: ayinhara Date: February 5th, 2013 03:27 pm (UTC) (Link)
The whole story about finding the corpse and identifying it as Richard III is amazing all by itself. Not being a Brit, I have no thoughts about where he should be reburied.
keswindhover From: keswindhover Date: February 5th, 2013 06:44 pm (UTC) (Link)
Perhaps the Richrd III Society will steal him at dead of night, transport him up the motorway in a cardboard box draped in a flag, and re-inter him at dead of night under the floor of the Choir in York Minster. I wouldn't put it past that Philippa woman - she has mad eyes.

Edited at 2013-02-05 06:44 pm (UTC)
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