Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Queen Elizabeth Ii - War Over Bones Of Richard Iii - Cities In Tug

The lengthy lost stays of England's King Richard I, absent intended for 500 years.(Photo: University connected with Leicester, AP)

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Leicester and also York together wish the remains associated with Richard I

York provides written that will Queen Elizabeth II

Leicester can be refusing to yield

LONDON (AP) Two English cities usually are carrying out struggle around the bone fragments connected with King Richard I.

This full week scientists proclaimed that a skeleton observed below a storing whole lot from the area of Leicester belonged for you to the particular king, that died inside 1485. Officials say he will now possibly be reburied within Leicester Cathedral.

But York, 100 miles (160 kilometers) to the particular north, is laying maintain to the monarch, who seem to belonged for the House with York in addition to experienced robust ties into the city.

York City Council said Wednesday so it is definitely creating to the actual govt as well as Queen Elizabeth II , arguing that "one with the city's nearly all famous and much-loved sons" should often be buried there.

Leicester is refusing to yield, and also the two urban centers have released rival petitions towards government that contain collected countless signatures.

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