Day 852: Richard III

Laetitia led a tour to Leicester, East Midlands, England, for group of Game of Thrones aficionados who wanted to learn more about the House of York, upon which Thrones’ House of Stark is loosely based.  Richard III, the last King of the York dynasty, was disinterred from a Leicester parking lot in 2012, identified from DNA evidence, and an exhibit created featuring the findings.  A public ballot offering a chance to attend the 2015 re-interment ceremony attracted thousands of applicants from all over the world and led to the day’s limerick.

From a parking lot dug, Richard’s bones
Soon were popular like Game of Thrones
And now there’s a ballot
For those with a palate
For liturgies gravely intoned.