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.
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Or because he supported the deposed King Richard II rather than the usurper Henry Bolingbroke?Five Little-Known But History-Changing Medieval Crime Stories | Eric Jager | March 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This was the emblem of King Richard II, who was saved from killing a white deer, which in British legend is terribly bad luck.
His stage credits include Richard II, Hamlet, King Lear, Hedda Gabler, Crime and Punishment, The Seagull, and Terre Haute.
This feeling of antipathy to alien workmen may be traced from the reign of Richard II.The Influence and Development of English Gilds | Francis Aiden Hibbert
He is said to have been a boon companion of Richard II., and remained faithful to that king.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Carlisle | C. King Eley
The first volume brings down the history to the time of Richard II.
From age to age, a succession of hermits dwelt here, how chosen for the post we do not know, but we hear of Richard II.Little Folks (November 1884) | Various
His appearance in arms was purely the result of the complications that followed the deposition of Richard II.Curious Church Customs | Various
British Dictionary definitions for Richard II
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
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