Five hundred thirty years after his death, England has decided to give King Richard III an official state burial by interring his body, which was discovered under a parking lot three years ago, at Leicester’s Anglican cathedral, in a decision that some have viewed as a proper send-off for a former king and others have deemed a cheap spectacle. What do you think?


“I wonder what society will be like when we dig him up again in another 530 years.”

Louis Sheets • Pet Goods Salesman

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“Hopefully this time the people of England can finally let him go for good.”

David Martinez • Systems Analyst

“I’d hate to see the British monarchy reduced to cheap spectacle.”

Sheila Ackerson • Diorama Disassembler