She had to convince them that Richard III could still be found, that this was an historic quest for an anointed king, and that it was worth disrupting city life to search for him.
You need people with vision to embrace a scheme like that, and Philippa found them in the city council.
Sounds like they were having a good time.'And another wrote: 'Oh goodness me.
I haven't seen anything this cute in a while.' Babies meeting relatives for the first time over Face Time is becoming increasingly common.
Yes, they understood it was a gamble and a potential headache …
but in Leicester they already commemorated Richard III with plaques and place-names in his honour.
Don’t let this holiday go by without celebrating the special grandparents you have in your life!