Heroes and villains among our Royalty

The completed stone tomb of Richard III in Leicester Cathedral following his reinternment.
The completed stone tomb of Richard III in Leicester Cathedral following his reinternment.

SO two and a half years after his remains were found under a Leicester car park, Richard III, the last English king to die in conflict, at the battle of Bosworth in 1485, gets to be reburied.

A hero after many years being portrayed a villain!

While also in the recent public eye were two old Queens living in modern day Britain, the first of which Elton John, currently at loggerheads with his mother, didn’t attend her 90th birthday celebrations, the old lady booking an Elton impersonator to sing Don’t Go Breaking My Heart at her party.

Secondly, HM Queen, in a recent visit to Battersea Dogs and Cats Home to open its new kennels, also didn’t get any brownie points from me, when she callously said she couldn’t find room in her heart or one of her many homes for ‘Beama’, an 11-year-old homeless corgi-cross (apparently the star of the show).

However, to finish on the lighter side of life, referring back to good old King Dick, it’s believed you can buy a ‘He put the King in parking’ apron from all good novelty gift shops for a very reasonably £22.95.

Ken Johnson,

Mowbray Road,

South Shields.