After months of speculation, it has been confirmed that the skeleton discovered in a Leicester council car park is indeed that of the Plantagenet monarch King Richard III, who died in battle in 1485. Twitter wags were typically quick to respond - and here's a round-up of the best jokes being shared right now.
@charlieconnelly: "I love it when a Plantaganet comes together"
@sueperkins: "BREAKING NEWS: Chris Huhne's wife has agreed to pay Richard III's parking fines"
@msgibbster: "Richard III 'fit for work' - ATOS"
@caitlinmoran: "Has anyone checked Richard III's privilege yet?"
@popjustice: "Richard III linked to Harry Styles?...Richard III to rescue HMV?...Richard III to work on Britney album?...Richard III for 2013 X Factor judge?"
@HMRichardIII: "Burying people in multi-storey car parks. That's wrong on so many levels"
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