It took After 530 years, but the late event was full of fanfares, music, poetry, and a special message from the Queen of England.
The proper and official reburial of King Richard III took place at Leicester Cathedral today as it was watched by millions of TV viewers all over the world.
BBC News - Richard III: Leicester Cathedral reburial service for king http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-leicestershire-32052800
Benedict Cumberbatch describing King Richard III's 'surreal' reburial http://bit.ly/1CdBPkt pic.twitter.com/swylqENFwb
King Richard III's re-interment: Benedict Cumberbatch reads poem at service - video http://trib.al/f0pLOPY
Richard III, Whose Remains Were Found Under A Parking Lot, Reburied http://n.pr/1HNTUa2
#RichardIII reinterred in Leicester Cathedral service http://bbc.in/1xBO3F0 #RichardReburied pic.twitter.com/GafUW8uR7t