Boning up on British history

From The Guardian: “Richard III archaeologists to return to Leicester site in search of lost knight”.

This time the team is applying to the Home Office for an exhumation licence for a lead-lined stone sarcophagus, which they believe holds the undisturbed remains of Sir William Moton, believed to have been buried at Grey Friars in 1362.
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The original dig was funded by the Richard III Society, but the next phase will be paid for by the university and city council, which is predicting a tourism bonanza from the discovery.

My rule of thumb: When British people are doing something ghoulish because they predict a “tourism bonanza”, look around for a blue police box.