About Richard II of England
Richard II, well known as Richard of Bordeaux, was a respected English King. He ruled England from the year 1377 to 1399.
After the death of his grandfather, Edward III, he succeeded the throne at the age of just 10 years old. He played a significant role in ending the outbreak of the Peasants’ Revolt.
He was born to Joan of Kent and Edward the Black Prince. In 1382, he married Anne of Bohemia who was the daughter of the Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV. Anne passed as result of a plague in 1394.
It is believed that he was starved to death while he was held as a captive in Pontefract Castle in the year 1400.
Richard was succeeded by Henry IV after his death.
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F.A.Q. about Richard II of England
When is his birthday?
Richard II of England's birthday is on January 6, 1367.
In how many days is his birthday?
Richard II of England's birthday is in 100 days
How old was Richard II of England when he died?
He was 33 years old.
When did he die?
He died in February 14, 1400.
Where was Richard II of England from?
He was born in Bordeaux, Aquitaine.