From BBC News
Richard III could be laid to rest under a simple slab, under plans revealed
by Leicester Cathedral officials.
The notorious king was killed in 1485 and his remains were found under a Leicester car park in September.
The diocese wants to put what is known as a ledger stone in the chancel and said proposals for a larger monument were "disproportionate".
A consultation will now be held, with a final design expected in October ahead of a reinterment due in May 2014.
Richard was killed at the battle of Bosworth by the forces of the future Henry VII.
He was hastily buried in the church of Greyfriars but the exact location was lost when the building was demolished in the 16th Century.
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