Richard III Leaving the University of Leicester - FULL CEREMONY





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Published on Mar 22, 2015


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.

Filmed & Edited by Hayley Evans


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