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Farewell to King Richard III

Updated 5:10 PM ET, Thu March 26, 2015
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White roses adorn the statue of King Richard III before his remains were reburied Thursday, March 26, in Leicester, England. The medieval monarch's remains were found beneath a parking lot in 2012, 500 years after he was killed in the Battle of Bosworth Field. Richard Pohle/WPA Pool/Getty Images
The Bishop of Leicester, Tim Stevens, arrives at Leicester Cathedral for the reinterment ceremony on March 26. Adrain Dennis/WPA Pool/Getty Images
Torin Weston, 4, is dressed as Richard III as he waits with his grandmother outside Leicester Cathedral on March 26. Richard Pohle/WPA Pool/Getty Images
Sophie, Countess of Wessex, is greeted by Stevens at the cathedral. Richard Pohle/WPA Pool/Getty Images
Actor Benedict Cumberbatch arrives at the cathedral. Cumberbatch, a distant cousin of Richard III, read a poem dedicated to the King that was written by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy. Richard Pohle/WPA Pool/Getty Images
Members of the public view the King's coffin in Leicester Cathedral on Monday, March 23. BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images
Floral tributes sit at the feet of the King's statue on March 23. BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images
The King's coffin is carried in a procession in Leicester on March 22. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images
Pallbearers carry the coffin during the procession on March 22. Dave Thompson/Getty Images
Spectators await the ceremonial procession on March 22. LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images
University of Leicester staff place white roses on the King's coffin on March 22. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images
Members of a re-enactment group perform a 21-gun salute on March 22, during a ceremony for Richard III at the Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Center in Nuneaton, England. BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images
Members of The King's Guard attend the ceremony at the Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Center. Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images