King to be reburied at original location

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The remains of the last king of the Le Dynasty is set to be reburied at where he was discovered from. The body of King Le Du Thong was exhumed after his coffin was discovered in 1958 and his descendants had planned to rebury his body somewhere else, but following objection from the village where the coffin was found, the authorities have decided instead to return the body to its original location.

Le king reburial site moved closer to home
Thanh Nien News, 13 November 2009
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Tussle over where to bury dead king's body

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A small tussle has emerged over the final burial place of King Le Du Thong (167901731), who was unearthed in 1958. The king’s descendants want him buried in a new location, while the residents of the commune his body was found in insist that the body should be interred in its original place.

Thanh Hoa commune lays claim to Le king’s reburial site
Thanh Nien News, 02 November 2009
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