On Sunday 22nd March 2015, the University of Leicester bid farewell to the mortal remains of Kind Richard iii during this public ceremony.
After the ceremony, key members of the project team who discovered and identified him in 2012 lay roses, the remains then departed campus to journey through the city and country before being handed handed over to the cathedral that evening.
Order of Speakers:
Lord Bruce Grocott - Chancellor of the University of Leicester
Professor Paul Boyle - President and Vice-Chancellor of University of Leicester
Revd Canon Dr Stephen Foster - The Coordinating and Anglican Chaplain
Professor Sarah Hainsworth - Professor of Materials Engineering
Dr Turi King - Genetic Analysis
Revd Lynn Fowkes - United Reformed Church Chaplain
Father David Rocks OP - Roman Catholic Chaplain
The People who placed a Rose:
Dr Richard Buckley - Richard iii Project Manager Mr Mathew Morris - Dig Manager Mr Leon Hunt - Archaeologist
Dr Turi King - Genetics expert Dr Jo Appleby - Osteology expert Professor Sarah Hainsworth - Analysed the injuries to the remains
Professor Kevid Schurer - Genealogy expert Mr Richard Taylor - Director of Marketing and Comuunications at the time of the dig Professor Lin Foxhall - History expert
Mr Jon Shears - Head of Creative Services University of Leicester Mr Carl Vivian - Video Producer University of Leicester Mr Ather Mirza - Director of University of Leicester Press Office
Mr Phil Stone - Looking for Richard Project Ms Wendy Moorhen - Looking for Richard Project
Ms Annette Carson - Looking for Richard Project Dr John Ashdown-Hill - Looking for Richard Project Ms Philippa Langley - Looking for Richard Project
Mr Michael Ibsen - Descendant of Richard iii Ms Wendy Duldig - Descendant of Richard iii Mr Jeff Ibsen - Descendant of Richard iii
This film was produced by External Relations, University of Leicester.