Richard III Reinterment Procession
On March 22nd 2015 a procession took place for the remains of Richard III to travel from Fenn Lanes Farm, near Stoke Golding in Leicestershire, to Leicester Cathedral. Reinterment of the remains took place at the Cathedral on March 26th 2015. Richard III was killed in battle against Henry Tudor at the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485. Fenn Lanes Farm is believed to occupy much of the area where the battle took place. The battle was the concluding conflict of the Wars of the Roses.
St. James, Sutton Cheney
It is believed that Richard III attended mass at the church on the eve of the battle. The church is a short distance from the site of the battle. It is a place of pilgrimage for members of the Richard III Society who believe that the last of the Plantagenet kings has been unfairly pilloried by the victors at Bosworth Field - the Tudors.
St. James the Greater, Dadlington
This church is a short distance from the site of the battle and it is believed that many of the dead were buried here in the church grounds.