Richard’s first resting place
… was the Newarke Church in the 1331 Hospital of the Annunciation, in which he laid from August 22-25 1485: Click here
The Earl at the time was Henry, grandson of Edmund Crouchback,
This is the Hawthorn Building of de Montfort University, on the same site today:
Not as high as many neighbouring buildings, the ten-storey Fletcher for example, but it remains stylish and imposing – the second stage of Richard’s posthumous journey from Bosworth to the Greyfriars, part of which forms his new home at St. Martin’s Cathedral.
Here is a 3D representation of the church, as created by de Montfort themselves: