King Richard III - Decedents March Through York Today
6:01am 6th May 2013
One of King Richard the third's decedents is leading a march through York today.
Vanessa Roe is his 16th great niece.
She wants to raise awareness of the campaign and the legal fight to have the former king of England buried in York.
The May Day march for Richard the Third through York today (Monday May 6th) will be at 12 o'clock midday marching from the Castle Museum and ending at the Museum Gardens(approx. 2pm).
There will be marchers in mediaeval costume raising awareness of the campaign to bring Richard the Third's remains back to York. The will be distributing leaflets and asking people to sign a petition.
Vanessa says " As Richard the Third's 16th great-niece, I have the honour of leading the march carrying his banner".
Vanessa tells Minster FM why it's important to her:
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