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''Richard II'' (January 6?, [[1367]] - February 14, [[1400]]) was the son of Edward the [[Black Prince]], [[Prince of Wales]], and Joan "The Fair Maid of Kent". He was born at [[Bordeaux]] and became his grandfather's ([[Edward III]]) heir when his elder brother died in infancy and his father of infected wounds.
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'''Richard II''' (January 6?, [[1367]] - February 14, [[1400]]) was the son of Edward the [[Black Prince]], [[Prince of Wales]], and Joan "The Fair Maid of Kent". He was born at [[Bordeaux]] and became his grandfather's ([[Edward III]]) [[heir]] when his elder brother died in infancy and his father of infected wounds.
  
His queen, Anne of Bohemia, was sister to Wenceslaus of the carol, but, in order to pay for the wedding, had to pawn her regalia.  She also introduced side-saddle riding to England (as well as a fashion for tall hats).
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His [[queen]], Anne of [[Bohemia]], was sister to Wenceslaus of the [[carol]], but, in order to pay for the [[wedding]], had to pawn her [[regalia]].  She also introduced side-[[saddle]] [[riding]] to [[England]] (as well as a fashion for tall [[hat]]s).
  
  
 
== Richard II in Literature ==
 
== Richard II in Literature ==
* [[Shakespeare]] wrote a play, Richard II.
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* [[Shakespeare]] wrote a [[play]], ''Richard II.''
* The [[Forme of Cury]] was written by the Master-Cooks of King Richard II
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* The [[Forme of Cury]] was written by the Master-[[Cook]]s of King Richard II
  
 
== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
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[[category: monarchs (medieval)]]

Latest revision as of 22:57, 20 July 2007

Richard II (January 6?, 1367 - February 14, 1400) was the son of Edward the Black Prince, Prince of Wales, and Joan "The Fair Maid of Kent". He was born at Bordeaux and became his grandfather's (Edward III) heir when his elder brother died in infancy and his father of infected wounds.

His queen, Anne of Bohemia, was sister to Wenceslaus of the carol, but, in order to pay for the wedding, had to pawn her regalia. She also introduced side-saddle riding to England (as well as a fashion for tall hats).


Richard II in Literature

External Links

Preceded by:
Edward III
English Monarchs

Succeeded by:
Henry IV