People and Places of the Past

Leicester

Photograph Gallery

Leicester was founded by the Romans as 'Ratae' and continued to be an important town during the medieval period. Recently, it has achieved fame as the last resting place of Richard III but it retains many other medieval buildings including the Cathedral and the magnificent Guildhall.

Leicester Cathedral

The Cathedral Interior

Richard IIIs new tomb in the Cathedral

Richard IIIs grave, now beneath the Richard III Centre

The Guildhall

Inside the Guildhall

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