- Mau·rice [maw-rees; French moh-rees] /mɔˈris; French moʊˈris/, Rocket, 1921–2000, Canadian hockey player.
- a male given name.
- Richard the Lion-HeartedRichard Coeur de Lion, 1157–99, king of England 1189–99.
- 1367–1400, king of England 1377–99 (successor to and grandson of Edward III; son of Edward, Prince of Wales).
- (italics) a drama (1595?) by Shakespeare.
- Duke of Gloucester, 1452–85, king of England 1483–85.
- (italics) a drama (1592–93?) by Shakespeare.
Examples from the Web for richard
As played by Omundson, King Richard is effeminate, sincere, and ten times funnier than everyone else.‘Galavant’: A Drunken, Horny Musical Fairy Tale
January 5, 2015
In the 1950s, you had people like Richard Hofstadter and Arthur Schlesinger moving back and forth between the two worlds.Thank Congress, Not LBJ for Great Society
Julian Zelizer, Scott Porch
January 4, 2015
Steiger was nominated, and Richard Burton, and a lot of people in bigger movies.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile
January 3, 2015
Then, two years later, America elected Richard Nixon as president.GOP Won’t Forgive Rand for Cop Critique
December 23, 2014
In the 1960 campaign between Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy, there was virtually no discussion of crime.The GOP and Police Unions: A Love Story
December 12, 2014
And from this scene to the end of the play Shakespeare enlists all our sympathy for Richard.
Like Hamlet, too, this Richard is quick to suspect even his friends' loyalty.
In the next scene Richard meets his foes, and at first plays the king.
At least to this extent, then, Shakespeare used Marlowe in depicting Richard's character.
This Richard of Shakespeare is so far, I submit, almost incomprehensible.
- Sir Cliff, real name Harry Rodger Webb . born 1940, British pop singer. Film musicals include The Young Ones (1961) and Summer Holiday (1962)
- Maurice, known as Rocket . (1921–2000); Canadian ice hockey player
- nicknamed Coeur de Lion or the Lion-Heart . 1157–99, king of England (1189–99); a leader of the third crusade (joining it in 1191). On his way home, he was captured in Austria (1192) and held to ransom. After a brief return to England, where he was crowned again (1194), he spent the rest of his life in France
- 1367–1400, king of England (1377–99), whose reign was troubled by popular discontent and baronial opposition. He was forced to abdicate in favour of Henry Bolingbroke, who became Henry IV
- 1452–85, king of England (1483–85), notorious as the suspected murderer of his two young nephews in the Tower of London. He proved an able administrator until his brief reign was ended by his death at the hands of Henry Tudor (later Henry VII) at the battle of Bosworth Field
Word Origin and History for richard
masc. proper name, Middle English Rycharde, from Old French Richard, from Old High German Ricohard "strong in rule," from Proto-Germanic *rik- "ruler" (see rich) + *harthu "hard," from PIE *kar-o- (see hard). "One of the most popular names introduced by the Normans. Usually Latinized as Ricardus, the common form was Ricard, whence the pet form Rick, etc." ["Dictionary of English Surnames"]