Tag Archives: Ricardian adventure–Leicester

Requiescat in pace

King Richard III is interred. Requiescat in pace. Today, King Richard III, last of the Plantagenets and the last English king to die in battle, was buried in Leicester Cathedral in the presence of hundreds, including those who found him. … Continue reading

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Veni, Vidi, Vici

Countdown: 1 day to go to King Richard III’s reinterment. Before I got out of bed this morning, I thought to myself that tomorrow is the day that King Richard III is reinterred and I am here in Leicester to bear … Continue reading

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Another Day, Another Delight

Countdown: 2 days to go to King Richard III’s reinterment. My face is starting to hurt a little from all the smiling I am doing. I got up before seven today to queue to see King Richard III lying in … Continue reading

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One Could Easily Never Go Back Home…

Countdown: 3 days to go to King Richard III’s reinterment. I hardly sleep last night as I was so excited. Perhaps the night before Christmas was once something like this for me. Anyway, after writing the cards for the single … Continue reading

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“I’ve Never Seen the Streets of Leicester So Clean Before”

Countdown: 4 days to go to King Richard III’s reinterment.  So after having a “cheeky pint” at the Last Plantagenet pub this afternoon, I thought that I might write as I waited for the funeral cortege of King Richard III to … Continue reading

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On My Way

Countdown: 4 days to go to King Richard III’s reinterment.  The East Midlands train just pulled out of St. Pancras Station and I am vibrating with excitement. If I switch to a higher pitch, I might split into two. I have … Continue reading

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Just A Month To Go

Countdown: 28 days to go to King Richard III’s reinterment. At about seven-thirty Eastern Standard Time this morning I thought to myself that in a month’s time King Richard III’s reinterment would be underway.* Here’s a list of what I … Continue reading

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